Problem with new acl code and cdrtools

Ismail Donmez
Mon Feb 8 13:31:00 GMT 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Corinna Vinschen
<> wrote:
> 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
> ACLs?

This is a generic code so I don't want to add a cygwin specific
dependency there. Is there a preprocessor definition for cygwin
version? I could use that to disable HAVE_SUN_ACL for cygwin 2.5+

>> 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.

I see, thanks.


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