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Re: [Acl-Devel] Re: setfacl bug

To: Andreas Gruenbacher <ag@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Acl-Devel] Re: setfacl bug
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 11:08:50 -0800
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On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 05:08:34PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Aug 2002, Ethan Benson wrote:
> 
> >
> > one more detail, setfacl -b is also completly broken, it just returns
> > Permission denied for regular files.  this is consistent with Nathan's
> > assessment that acl_get_file needs to not fail on regular files.
> >
> > sidenote, why is setfacl returning permission denied? this does not
> > seem to be the correct error.
> 
> It's defined to behave like that in 1003.1e draft 17 if an application
> tries acl_get_file("non-directory", ACL_TYPE_DEFAULT). That's what setfacl
> did. Thanks for reporting the bug.

wierd, i would think ENOTDIR would be more appropriate and accurate.
(would certainly would have made the bug easier to track).

-- 
Ethan Benson
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