[TUHS] Who's behind the UNIX filesystem permission implementation
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Aug 1 03:18:08 AEST 2019
On Wed, Jul 31, 2019, 12:09 PM Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
> On 2019-07-31 5:59 a.m., Stephan Han. wrote:
> > Hello Unix enthusiasts.
> > I'd like to know who or the group of people behind implementing this
> > filesystem permission system.
> > Since we are using this system for nearly 40 years and it addresses all
> > the aspects of the permission matter without any hustle.
> It may not address "all aspects" since it has been necessary for some
> purposes to extend the permission model substantially over time, such as
> ACLs, SELinux, etc.
He did say they solved the problem without hassle. All those other things
introduced hassle. :) There is also all the various capacity frameworks to
self limit what you are allowed to do as any easy to administer exploits...
> > I'm inspired to know who/how came up with this theory?
> > Also if it derived from somewhere else or If there's an origin story
> > about this, it would be worth to share.
> > Cheers.
> > Stephan
> > --
> > No When
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