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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Znode ACL watcher?
Date Mon, 22 Feb 2010 17:16:12 GMT
Feel free to enter JIRA(s) if you feel strongly. I agree with Ben in the 
sense that I haven't heard of any use cases that require this, but a 
JIRA with examples might strengthen the case.


Benjamin Reed wrote:
> no, you cannot watch for ACL changes. it is one of the 
> API/implementation simplifications we did since we didn't have a good 
> use case for it.
> it does seem a little bit weird. we are following file system semantics 
> here. i guess for ultimate security only clients with admin permission 
> would be able to see an ACL.
> ben
> On 02/22/2010 08:00 AM, Mark Masse wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does anyone know if there's a way to get a Watcher notification when a
>> znode's ACL changes?
>> I also wanted to ask if it seems weird that you can "read" a znode's ACL
>> even if you don't have permissions to read the data.
>> Thanks,
>>   --
>> Mark Masse
>> http://www.massedynamic.org

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