[kwlug-disc] Access rights to file/folder

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Wed Jul 28 23:57:31 EDT 2010

John Van Ostrand wrote, On 07/28/2010 5:16 PM:
> But with the standard permissions, the sticky bit and a proper
> umask I can control inheritance of permissions. I don't see how
> that can be done with ACLs.
> How do I make it so that files created by Alice, who doesn't share
> a group with Bob, can be edited by Bob, but not others? The same
> could be said for read permissions.

Remind me please:

- 'posix acl's are (not?) the standard permissions? i.e. chmod, etc.
- sticky bit?
- umask?
- seems to me the gui programs, e.g. file properties in konqueror, 
understand / work with 'standard permissions.' Do they also tend to be 
acl aware?

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