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Re: [PATCH] POSIX ACL support

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] POSIX ACL support
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:44:00 +0200

> From: Romain Francoise <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 23:27:22 +0100
> The following patch adds support for preserving POSIX ACL entries of
> files, which at the moment are lost when Emacs saves a buffer (unless
> `backup-by-copying' is set). This is a similar problem as preserving the
> SELinux context, and as a consequence the implementation is also very
> similar.
> Only the "portable" interface is used, I tested this patch successfully on
> GNU/Linux (using libacl) and FreeBSD.
> Comments welcome!


I'd like to suggest to drop the "posix" part from the APIs, because
that will make it easier to extend this support to other types of

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