[RESEND] POSIX ACL configuration option

[RESEND] POSIX ACL configuration option

Post by Nathan Scot » Mon, 14 Oct 2002 04:30:05



Hi Linus,

This patch provides the configuration entry, help text and basic
header file definitions for filesystems that support POSIX ACLs.

cheers.

--
Nathan

 fs/Config.help                  |    8 ++++
 fs/Config.in                    |    3 +
 include/linux/posix_acl_xattr.h |   67 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 78 insertions(+)

diff -Naur linux-2.5.42-pristine/fs/Config.help linux-2.5.42-posixacl/fs/Config.help
--- linux-2.5.42-pristine/fs/Config.help        Sat Oct 12 14:22:18 2002

   need this functionality say Y here. Note that you will need latest
   quota utilities for new quota format with this kernel.

+CONFIG_FS_POSIX_ACL
+  POSIX Access Control Lists (ACLs) support permissions for users and
+  groups beyond the owner/group/world scheme.
+
+  Refer to <http://acl.bestbits.at/> for more information about POSIX
+  ACLs on Linux.  If you wish to use ACLs, you'll need the getfacl(1)
+  and setfacl(1) utilities.  If unsure, say N.
+
 CONFIG_MINIX_FS
   Minix is a simple operating system used in many classes about OS's.
   The minix file system (method to organize files on a hard disk
diff -Naur linux-2.5.42-pristine/fs/Config.in linux-2.5.42-posixacl/fs/Config.in
--- linux-2.5.42-pristine/fs/Config.in  Sat Oct 12 14:22:12 2002

 if [ "$CONFIG_QUOTA" = "y" ]; then
    define_bool CONFIG_QUOTACTL y
 fi
+
+bool 'POSIX Access Control Lists' CONFIG_FS_POSIX_ACL
+
 tristate 'Kernel automounter support' CONFIG_AUTOFS_FS
 tristate 'Kernel automounter version 4 support (also supports v3)' CONFIG_AUTOFS4_FS

diff -Naur linux-2.5.42-pristine/include/linux/posix_acl_xattr.h linux-2.5.42-posixacl/include/linux/posix_acl_xattr.h
--- linux-2.5.42-pristine/include/linux/posix_acl_xattr.h       Thu Jan  1 10:00:00 1970

+/*
+  File: linux/posix_acl_xattr.h
+
+  Extended attribute system call representation of Access Control Lists.
+


+ */
+#ifndef _POSIX_ACL_XATTR_H
+#define _POSIX_ACL_XATTR_H
+
+/* Extended attribute names */
+#define POSIX_ACL_XATTR_ACCESS "system.posix_acl_access"
+#define POSIX_ACL_XATTR_DEFAULT        "system.posix_acl_default"
+
+/* Supported ACL a_version fields */
+#define POSIX_ACL_XATTR_VERSION        0x0002
+
+
+/* An undefined entry e_id value */
+#define ACL_UNDEFINED_ID       (-1)
+
+/* ACL entry e_tag field values */
+#define ACL_USER_OBJ           (0x01)
+#define ACL_USER               (0x02)
+#define ACL_GROUP_OBJ          (0x04)
+#define ACL_GROUP              (0x08)
+#define ACL_MASK               (0x10)
+#define ACL_OTHER              (0x20)
+
+/* ACL entry e_perm bitfield values */
+#define ACL_READ               (0x04)
+#define ACL_WRITE              (0x02)
+#define ACL_EXECUTE            (0x01)
+
+
+typedef struct {
+       __u16                   e_tag;
+       __u16                   e_perm;
+       __u32                   e_id;
+} posix_acl_xattr_entry;
+
+typedef struct {
+       __u32                   a_version;
+       posix_acl_xattr_entry   a_entries[0];
+} posix_acl_xattr_header;
+
+
+static inline size_t
+posix_acl_xattr_size(int count)
+{
+       return (sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_header) +
+               (count * sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_entry)));
+}
+
+static inline int
+posix_acl_xattr_count(size_t size)
+{
+       if (size < sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_header))
+               return -1;
+       size -= sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_header);
+       if (size % sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_entry))
+               return -1;
+       return size / sizeof(posix_acl_xattr_entry);
+}
+
+#endif /* _POSIX_ACL_XATTR_H */
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[RESEND] POSIX ACL configuration option

Post by Dave Kleikam » Tue, 15 Oct 2002 16:30:05


Linus,
Inclusion of these patches would enable me to add POSIX ACL support to
jfs.  Please consider accpepting them.


Quote:> Hi Linus,

> This patch provides the configuration entry, help text and basic
> header file definitions for filesystems that support POSIX ACLs.

> cheers.

--
David Kleikamp
IBM Linux Technology Center

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