[OpenAFS] 'read' AC right - what does it do?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 17 Sep 2003 12:06:12 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 28 May 2003 jarausch@igpm.rwth-aachen.de wrote:

> Hi,
> (at least) according to Campell's  book
> "read(r) -- Permission to read file content and
>  to query file status"
> But in OpenAFS 1.2.8 I cannot read a file
> sitting in a directory which has only read in
> its ACL.
> Is the read permission (without lookup permission)
> useless?

Sure (in current clients), but note that lookup without read is

you can ls, but not read contents of files.