Alternate symlink usage

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Mar 12 12:45:00 GMT 2000

Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 11, 2000 at 08:42:33PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> [...]
> >I deny giving evidence.  My first fast answer would be "no" but I'm not
> >sure.  Would Jeremy talk with me about that problem?  Do you have his
> >email address?
> I didn't mention using NTSEC like this because it didn't occur to me.
> I was thinking that we could somehow give a file a "symbolic link ACL"
> or something.

Hmm, ACLs are bound to user SIDs. Maybe we could define a special
SID which denotes the symlink. No, not on the file system but in
the communication...

> However, I did mention that you had been doing work using ACLs and he
> mentioned that we should coordinate effort.  I completely forgot about
> this until you mentioned this.
> His email address (or one of them anyway) is

Ok, I will mail him for a discussion. I will CC it to
cygwin-developers, ok?

> As you may, or may not know, Jeremy was one of the original authors of
> cygwin so he is somewhat familiar with it.

No, I missed that.


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