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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

fsaclctl

Synopsis

fsaclctl [-v]
fsaclctl { -a | -p pathname } [-e | -d]

Enables or disables the use of file access control lists (ACLs) on specified filesystems. (They're disabled by default.) When invoked with no arguments, it prints a usage statement to standard output.

Options

-a

Enables or disables ACLs on all local HFS+ filesystems. If neither -e nor -d are specified, prints the status of ACLs on these filesystems.

-d

Disables ACLs on the specified filesystems.

-e

Enables ACLs on the specified filesystems.

-p

Enables or disables ACLs on the filesystem containing the specified pathname. If neither -e nor -d are specified, prints the status of ACLs on the filesystem.

-v

Prints software version to standard output.

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