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Re: question about contributing

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: question about contributing
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:15:33 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On 2015-03-21 Tom Murphy <address@hidden> wrote:
>    I've been thinking of writing in some support for finding files with
> ACL's.  I was wondering if there was any interest in this sort of thing.
> If so, would it be better done to just find files that have acl's or to
> find files that have acl's associated with a particular user or group.  Any
> thoughts on what the command line should look like

> ex:  find / -acl
>  or
>        find / acl <username>

> or something along those lines

> Also, my first time trying to contribute to an opensource project, I hope
> I'm approaching the group in the correct manor.


one thing to keep in mind is that FreeBSD's find implementation
already has an acl switch. It probably would be nice if a GNU find
-acl option used the same syntax. (The documentation in the BSD
manpage is not very helpful, though, I have no idea how it works.)

cu Andreas
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