[OpenAFS] user-visible change suggestion for fs setacl

Scott Peshak scott@sourceallies.com
Tue, 16 Dec 2008 13:47:33 -0600 (CST)

I suggested the exact same thing (and forgot to CC the list).

I know that reusing the chown interface would make fs a little more comfortable for some of my users.


----- "Todd M Lewis" <utoddl@email.unc.edu> wrote:

> Would it make sense to say f'rinstance "+w" rather than "w+" to keep
> it
> similar to "chown"? Seems like having two different ways to
> accomplish
> such similar ideas is just the sort of thing that keeps the WIMP
> crowd
> shaking their heads at the command-liners. -- Todd_Lewis@unc.edu
> On 12/16/2008 01:42 PM, Derrick J Brashear sent:
> > The provided patch adds the ability to add or subtract rights from
> an
> > acl element, e.g. a+ or a- to add or subtract the administer bit
> from an
> > acl, like fs sa . shadow a+
> > would give shadow the a bit in addition to whatever bits he already
> had.
> > 
> > It's user-visible. Before we go anywhere with it, ignoring code
> issues,
> > what UI should this have, assuming we do want this feature (I
> certianly
> > see the utility)
> > 
> > https://rt.central.org/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=123962