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Re: [PATCH] POSIX ACL support

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] POSIX ACL support
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:16:01 -0500
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>> Yes, that's a problem.  We should consolidate `modes', `context', and
>> `acl' into a `metadata' argument.
> Or we could take a simpler approach, and just copy all the metadata
> from the original file to the backup.  It's pretty rare that one wants
> to back up just some of this stuff, and not the rest.  This would be a
> simpler than having individual arguments to copy just this and that,
> arguments that I expect in practice are rarely used properly.

I see we're in violent agreement.


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