Problem with new acl code and cdrtools

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Feb 8 13:18:00 GMT 2016

On Feb  8 12:01, Ismail Donmez wrote:
> Hi,
> cdrtools has some code to detect Solaris style ACLs:
> #if defined(HAVE_ACL) && defined(HAVE_FACL) && \
>      defined(HAVE_ACLFROMTEXT) && defined(HAVE_ACLTOTEXT)
> #   define  HAVE_SUN_ACL    1 /* Sun UFS ACL's present */
> #endif
> Since cygwin still seems to be defining aclfromtext() and acltotext()
> functions (which are not defined in POSIX) cdrtools thinks this a
> Solaris-style system and get up getting a compile error later on.

Probably due to including sys/acl.h.  Does swtiching to cygwin/acl.h
help?  Or changing the above check to prefer POSIX ACLs over Solaris

> Since we are switching to POSIX ACLs it would be nice to remove
> Solaris-only ACL functions.

We can't do that for backward compatibility.  The Solaris function
have to stay available, not the least for Cygwin's getfacl/setfacl
which still use them.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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