FUSE Supports POSIX ACLs In Linux 4.9
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 5 October 2016 at 06:42 AM EDT. 2 Comments
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The FUSE kernel module update has been sent in for Linux 4.9 as the kernel code responsible for supporting file-systems in user-space on Linux.

The FUSE update for Linux 4.9 brings support for POSIX ACL permission checking plus various bug fixes. Yep, FUSE finally supports POSIX access control lists. Those unfamiliar with POSIX ACL functionality can see this web-page.

The FUSE updates for Linux 4.9 can be found via this pull request.
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