[Digikam-users] DigiKam and ACL

Fabien fabien.ubuntu at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 12:11:25 BST 2006


You posted this email a few weeks ago, I don't know if you found some 

I did some tests about that because I also need to allow access to the 
digikam albums for several users...

Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote:
> I'd like to have a folder shared between my wife and me, containing our 
> DigiKam albums.
> This means I need a shared folder where we both have rw access to all files 
> and subdirectories. And any created files and subdirectorie would inherit 
> those filepermissions.
> I looked like ACL would be the solution, by setting a default ACL for the 
> shared folder. Ie:
> setfacl -d -m u:wife:rw sharedfolder/

Yes, it looks like a good solution...

> But it looks like DigiKam is overruling the default ACL from imported pictures 
> by removing any writeaccess for all except the owner.

I did some tests and it looks fine.
New albums inherit extended rights and added files have the correct 

Could you give us more details about your configuration (digikam 
version, kde version, linux distribution, file system) ?

Could you also send the results of getfact on directories and files you 
have ?



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