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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Windows ACLs are a PITA - they're so complicated that one needs a PhD in aclology too understand them completely. But they actually allow several very useful use-cases that depend on ACL inheritance.
In general, I like Unix permission bits for static structures (like /usr or /var filesystems) but I absolutely hate them for shared dynamic directories.
Doesn't go far enough for file servers
Posted Jun 4, 2012 18:12 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
You just need to know parent directory's ACL and file's ACL. No need for anything more significant.
Posted Jun 4, 2012 18:42 UTC (Mon) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
Posted Jun 6, 2012 17:33 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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