Bug#321076: With filesystem ACLS, write access to a folder is not recognized

Rainer Schöpf rainer.schoepf at proteosys.com
Wed Aug 3 10:04:24 UTC 2005

Package: libmail-box-perl
Version: 2.055-1
Severity: normal

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-2-686-smp
Locale: LANG=en_US.ISO-8859-15, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO-8859-15 (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages libmail-box-perl depends on:
ii  libdigest-hmac-perl           1.01-3     create standard message integrity 
ii  libio-stringy-perl            2.110-1    Perl5 modules for IO from scalars 
ii  libmailtools-perl             1.62-1     Manipulate email in perl programs
ii  libmime-types-perl            1.15-1     Perl extension for determining MIM
ii  libobject-realize-later-perl  0.15-3     Delayed creation of objects
ii  libtimedate-perl              1.1600-4   Time and date functions for Perl
ii  liburi-perl                   1.35-1     Manipulates and accesses URI strin
ii  perl                          5.8.4-8    Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  perl-base [libscalar-list-uti 5.8.4-8    The Pathologically Eclectic Rubbis

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I have mail folders with filesystem ACLs to grant write access to
specific users.

Mail::Box::File ignores this, claiming the folder in question is
readonly. It seems that it only uses "-w" to determine the access rights,
which gives the wrong naswer if ACLs are used.

  Rainer Schöpf

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