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

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, Knut J Bjuland <knutjbj@xxxxxxxxx>, Andreas Gruenbacher <ag@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: re[2]: plans for new release,update redate 2.4.18-5
From: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 10:26:54 -0700
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: The NorcrossGroup
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
 >>  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

Greg Freemyer
Internet Engineer
Deployment and Integration Specialist
HP ASE - Tru64 v4, v5
HP Master ASE - SAN Architect
The Norcross Group
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