[OpenAFS] anon FTP upload directory ACL

Garry Zacheiss zacheiss@MIT.EDU
Sat, 01 Jun 2002 22:04:44 -0400

>> > ISTR there were two ways of doing implicit-admin.  One was by directory
>> > ownership, the other was volume ownership.  I thought in the end it was
>> > by-volume, but perhaps that was just an MIT Security patch that was
>> > never accepted back into the mainline (and yes, IMHO is it a security
>> > bug that you mkdir foo and then control the acl on foo).
>> I'm definitely inclined to agree with you; I can't ever remember wanting
>> the current behavior as opposed to just watching out for it.  Maybe that
>> patch should go into OpenAFS.

   The patch Derek refers to is definitely an MIT-local patch that was
never accepted back by Transarc.  If there's interest in it, I can
happily commit it to the OpenAFS mainline, although I wouldn't expect it
to appear in a stable release until 1.4.x.