[OpenAFS] changed meaning of permissions?
Mon, 23 Apr 2007 16:53:16 +0200 (MEST)
On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > we used to have a directory with this ACL entry
> > system:authuser li
> > so that users with a valid token may drop their files here, but no-one
> > will be able to read, modify, delete or overwrite existing files.
> > With the 1.4 clients this works fine.
> > Now I found that the 1.5.18 client (on Windows - no other versions
> > checked) requires that the "w" permission must also be set to insert new
> > files - but this allows the modification of existing files too.
> > Are my observations correct?
> > If so, was it intended and why?
> 1.5.x obtains locks from the file servers whereas 1.4.x did not.
> The 'l' permission controls read locks not write locks. Write locks
> are controlled by the 'w' permission or the 'i' permission of the client
> owns the file.
I see, thank you for explaining.
> The behavior is not intended. If it is the case, please file a bug
> report to firstname.lastname@example.org.
no, I would prefer the behavior of the 1.4.x client ( 'i' permission
should be sufficient to create a file within a directory) - so I
rather would consider the current behavior of the 1.5.x client as a bug.
Would you like to see this as a bug report in email@example.com?