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re[2]: plans for new release,update redate 2.4.18-5

To: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: re[2]: plans for new release,update redate 2.4.18-5
From: Andreas Gruenbacher <ag@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 16:32:31 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, Knut J Bjuland <knutjbj@xxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20020711142751.TPFW1238.imf24bis.bellsouth.net@TAZ2>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Greg Freemyer wrote:

>  >>  Just to clarify - there is no ACL code in the kernel yet.  So far we
>  >>  have EA VFS and system call changes in and also some quota changes.
>  >>  ACL support shouldn't be too hard to get, I think; Andreas and I just
>  >>  need to iterate a few more times on exactly what it is we should send.
>  >>  The attached patch is my current "small is beautiful" version of VFS
>  >>  POSIX ACL support and is everything we need from an XFS point of view,
>  >>  but is not quite what Andreas wants, IIRC.  I'm a bit sidetracked on
>  >>  capabilities code to follow up on this right now though.
> I know 2.4.18 has the reserved syscalls.
> IIRC, true EA/ACL support was hoped to be in 2.4.19.
> Is this no longer the case? Or was it just EA support that was hoped to
> go into 2.4.19

2.4.19 will most likely only have EA support.


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