ntsec a mount option?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jul 14 16:29:00 GMT 2008

On Jul 14 18:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi,
> this weekend it occured to me that the global "allow_ntsec" setting is
> rather non-granular.  Given that ntsec is only used for file access
> anyway, wouldn't make it much more sense to remove the CYGWIN option
> "ntsec" and define a mount option "acl"/"noacl" as on ext2 under Linux
> instead?

This would also get rid of "smbntsec".  "acl" could be default on
local NTFS and remote NTFS/NFS, "noacl" would be only option for
FAT and could be default for Samba shares.


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