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Re: access control 'set=' problem (ITS#3140)

> I think I got it: the function that evaluates if a set matches
> calls aci_match_set(), which on turn calls backend_attribute()
> to access the specific attribute that's used by the set in a
> backend-independent manner.  This function has been recently
> reworked to only access those attributes that can be actually
> accessed by the requester, i.e. it assesses access permission
> as well, causing the andless recursion I mentioned earlier.
> I think a solution would be to specialize backend_attribute to
> skip ACL check on certain calls.  I'll have a look at it.

It should now be fixed in HEAD; please test.  Thanks for reporting
the problem.


Pierangelo Masarati

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