Re: Linux 2.4.22-pre7

From: Andre Tomt (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 19:53:11 EST

On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 01:06:41AM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> >
> > Will ACL/xattr support get its way onto mainstream 2.4 soon?

> On l?, 2003-07-19 at 02:38, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> Doubt it.
> Unless it gets into -ac or -aa for a long while and a whole bunch of users
> clamor for it.
> So, is acl only working with ext[23] & XFS? What about reiserfs or jfs?

There is one patch floating around for reiserfs, but thats probably
_very_ unofficial code. JFS, no idea.

> I was thinking of giving the acl patch a try one of these days. There are a
> couple things where the ugo model doesn't work at my company.

I've been using it for 1-2 years now in a few production setups, never
had any problems with it. That is, other than waiting for a new release
or doing a dirty forwardport myself breaking things each time mainstream
2.4 updates. The distro's I use also ships libraries to support it :-)

André Tomt

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