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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Cc: torvalds@linux-foundation.org,
	Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] uapi, vfs: Change the mount API UAPI [ver #2]
Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 17:22:59 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190516162259.GB17978@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <155800752418.4037.9567789434648701032.stgit@warthog.procyon.org.uk>

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:52:04PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> 
> Hi Linus, Al,
> 
> Here are some patches that make changes to the mount API UAPI and two of
> them really need applying, before -rc1 - if they're going to be applied at
> all.

I'm fine with 2--4, but I'm not convinced that cloexec-by-default crusade
makes any sense.  Could somebody give coherent arguments in favour of
abandoning the existing conventions?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-05-16 16:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-16 11:52 David Howells
2019-05-16 11:52 ` [PATCH 1/4] uapi, fs: make all new mount api fds cloexec by default " David Howells
2019-05-16 11:52 ` [PATCH 2/4] uapi, fsopen: use square brackets around "fscontext" " David Howells
2019-05-16 11:52 ` [PATCH 3/4] uapi, x86: Fix the syscall numbering of the mount API syscalls " David Howells
2019-05-16 13:01   ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 11:52 ` [PATCH 4/4] uapi: Wire up the mount API syscalls on non-x86 arches " David Howells
2019-05-16 13:01   ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 14:56   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-05-16 14:59     ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 16:22 ` Al Viro [this message]
2019-05-16 16:31   ` [PATCH 0/4] uapi, vfs: Change the mount API UAPI " Al Viro
2019-05-16 16:31   ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 16:50     ` Al Viro
2019-05-16 17:01       ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 20:23       ` Dmitry V. Levin
2019-05-17  6:54         ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-17  7:01       ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-17  7:13       ` David Howells
2019-05-17  7:25         ` Miklos Szeredi
2019-05-17  7:27         ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-16 18:57 Alexey Dobriyan

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