Coda File System

Re: ACLs, PAGs and PACs

From: Bill Hawes <>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 15:57:58 -0500
Andi Kleen wrote:

> The problem exists already in the Linux kernel. smbfs (and probably ncpfs too)
> have it. smbfs currently uses the 'specify user at mount time' hack, but that's
> only a bad hack IMHO and not suitable for multiusre machines. I'm sure
> the smbfs developers are interested in solving this problem too (I cc'd
> Bill Hawes)

Sorry I can't help out much, but I'm not really up on security issues.
It sounds like it would be good to have a common framework though.

Received on 1997-12-10 16:17:23