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Why was POSIX.1e withdrawn?

The proposed POSIX.1e standard defines a few things like ACLs that are widely supported. But the proposal itself was withdrawn. How come? The only reasoning I've found online is this quote from ...
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StickyBits NFSv4 ACL to stop user movement of folders

Backstory: Client has a mixed environment of POSIX and NFSv4. The POSIX blows away the underlying NFSv4 ACL every-time they touch it or do anything with it. They say that users are able to take a ...
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How can I grant owning group permissions when POSIX ACLs are applied?

I am trying to understand how I can grant permissions to the owning group once POSIX ACLs have been applied to a file. Normally, I would use chmod g+rwx. However, that does not work when a POSIX ACL ...
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Where can I find an “Access Mask Format” for POSIX and ACL permissions in Linux?

I was looking at NTFS file permissions yesterday, and they have an Access Mask Format for their low level permissions and it's stored in an enumeration in binary, which got me wondering about if there ...
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When using linux acl mkdir and mkdir -p do different things

I have a directory bar: # file: bar/ # owner: root # group: root user::rwx user:little-jonny:rwx group::r-x mask::rwx other::r-x default:user::rwx default:user:little-jonny:rwx default:group::r-x ...
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How does umask affect ACLs?

Can someone explain to me how umask affects the default mask of newly created files if ACLs are activated? Is there some documentation about this? Example: $ mkdir test_dir && cd test_dir $ ...