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From "angela (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (JCR-2488) Add the ability to disable inheriting ancestor ACLs
Date Tue, 09 Feb 2010 07:47:28 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-2488?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

angela reassigned JCR-2488:

    Assignee: angela

> Add the ability to disable inheriting ancestor ACLs
> ---------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: JCR-2488
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-2488
>             Project: Jackrabbit Content Repository
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: security
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.0
>            Reporter: Weston Bustraan
>            Assignee: angela
>            Priority: Minor
> The current ACL implementation will walk the tree from the item being accessed, up to
the root, collecting ACL entries for all the ancestors. With this system, there is no easy
way to restrict access to subnodes except by adding DENY entries to negate the entries inherited
from the parent nodes.
> I'd like to request a way to turn this behavior off either at a node level or global
> The place where recursion is happening is in org.apache.jackrabbit.core.security.authorization.acl.ACLProvider$Entries.collectEntries(NodeImpl
node). Inside this method, it could perhaps check a global parameter or the existence of property
of the ACL policy node to determine whether to recurse up the tree.

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