[SATLUG] Programming file permissions
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 17:32:04 CDT 2008
Ernest De Leon wrote:
> you will need to have the C++ proggy call the shell (CMD) and run a cacls
> command (just google cacls) you should be able to do what you want through
> there. My only advice is to be mindful of how win acls lay down vs posix
> ones. One of the biggest headaches storage vendors run into when trying to
> emulate windows server shares that run on top of linux file systems is the
> posix to winacl mappings.
Thanks Ernest. That's a start. It looks like I can do
echo Y|cacls /E /R user filename
Now if I can figure out who is the owner (so I don't remove permissions)
and what the other "users" are, I'm all set. I suppose I can get the
owner via DIR /Q filename.
I'd really like to not have to parse the verbose output that cacls and
>>> BTW, did I say before that Windows is a PITA?
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