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Re: (ITS#5852) ACL behaviour does not match Admin Guide

--On Monday, December 08, 2008 7:33 PM +0000 
andrew.findlay@skills-1st.co.uk wrote:

> Full_Name: Andrew Findlay
> Version: HEAD 2008-12-05
> OS: SuSE 10.2
> URL:
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Section 7.2.5 Access Control Examples says:
> ...
> Also note that if no access to directive matches or no by <who> clause,
> access is denied. That is, every access to directive ends with an
> implicit by * none clause and every access list ends with an implicit
> access to * by * none directive.
> The statement about access *lists* ending with a deny directive is wrong
> (or at least misleading).

I think it is quite clear:

       The structure of the access control directives is
     Lists of access directives are evaluated in the order  they  appear  in

	Each <who> clause list is implicitly terminated by a

	    by * none stop

So, there are acl directives where each directive is an element of a list. 
Every element of a list of acl directives is terminated by * none stop.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Engineer
Zimbra, Inc
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