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This is an administration question.

For various reasons, one being misbehaving users, I set ACL's for common system programs (write, mail, etc..) forbidding their execution by certain users.

However, this information is too disperse: The only way to retrieve the set of "distinguished" users is to do a search for ACL'd files and read them manually.

Is there some ready-made solution that would allow me to keep them all in a single file or centralized somewhere? I realize I can make a script, or list them manually, but maybe there's something more clever. Maybe a way to find ACL'd files?

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Put the users all in one specific group, then make your ACLs prevent members of that group from executing the commands.

As for finding ACL'd files, check this previous question: find files with ACLs set

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