[cvsnt] Re: Rule of Owner
tmh at nodomain.org
Fri Apr 29 00:02:50 BST 2005
capaverde at 3ia.com.br wrote:
> What is the rule of module's owner?
> Until 2.0.51d, Owner user used to have the right to change the module's
> permission, no matter he/she was explicitly allowed or denied to do it.
> I'm evaluating 18.104.22.1687 and found that the only right that owner have is to
> change the owner. The owner can only control module's ACL if he/she have the
> control right, just like any other user. So, as long as I could see, the
> usefulness of module ownership is limited to administrative information, and no
> security purposes as it used to be. Am I right?
The owner has control access always (owners may be groups also). It's
not particularly useful though as it's probably easier to give control
access to particular users/groups, especially when using inheritable
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