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Re: Authorization [2]

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-09-05 14:30:31 CEST

On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 02:19:20PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> > Cheers,
> > -Greg "Happy with Apache authz for 1.0" Stein
> Oh, I am also perfectly happy with apache authz for 1.0, I just
> want to make sure the 1.0 code leaves enough room for complicated
> authz to be added [I currently think it does].

Actually, I don't think it does. When I was thinking about the problem back
in April, I was running into the problem that our DB definitions did not
allow for the types of queries needed for "serious" ACLs. We would need some

Of course, with SQL and the right table design, the queries would be *much*
easier than the big-ass mess of DB databases needed.

Some of the semantics within the FS might not be enough, either. ACLs might
need special care when getting copied or moved or whatever. There is
definitely a good chunk of FS work to properly integrate ACLs.

Once "above" the FS API, then we're probably quite fine.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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