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Re: mv do not preserves default acls

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: mv do not preserves default acls
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 09:00:32 +0200

address@hidden wrote:
> I think there is a bug in the "mv" command. New files created by mv do not 
> inherit their parent directory's default ACL entries (if any), but retain 
> their original ACLs.
> I have tested this "behavoir" on different distributions and filesystems 
> supporting acls.

We haven't integrated support for ACLs, yet.
There are patches being used by several distributions.
If there's interest, I'll begin distributing one of those
patch sets -- and keeping it in sync -- so people don't have
to struggle through merges all the time.

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