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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] vfs: block chmod of symlinks
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:49:42 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200929174942.GA1379@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200917041503.GT3421308@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

On Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 05:15:03AM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> Arrgh...  That'd break shmem and similar filesystems...  Still, it
> feels like we should _not_ bother in cases when there's no ACL
> for that sucker; after all, if get_acl() returns NULL, we quietly
> return 0 and that's it.
> 
> How about something like this instead?

Do you plan to turn this into a submission?

Rich, can you share your original reproducer?  I would be really
helpful to have it wired up in xfstests as a regression tests.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-29 17:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-16  0:22 [PATCH v2 0/2] changes for addding fchmodat2 syscall Rich Felker
2020-09-16  0:22 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] vfs: block chmod of symlinks Rich Felker
2020-09-16  6:18   ` Greg KH
2020-09-16  6:23     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-16 15:36     ` Rich Felker
2020-09-16  6:25   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-16 15:41     ` Rich Felker
2020-09-17  4:07     ` Al Viro
2020-09-17  4:15       ` Al Viro
2020-09-17 18:42         ` Rich Felker
2020-09-29 17:49         ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-09-16  0:23 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] vfs: add fchmodat2 syscall Rich Felker
2020-09-16  6:01   ` Aleksa Sarai
2020-09-16  6:19   ` Greg KH

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