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SubjectRe: VFS
Hello!

In article <19971117095052.61279@zaphod.uni-koblenz.de> you write:
>[...]

> - There is also a patch floating around that enables the kernel to
> open files by inode number. This in conjunction with a modified INN
> delivers significant speedups as the INN spends a large fraction of
> it's time searching files. You may call it a broken fix for a broken
> system though ...

Sounds like a security hole (except if restricted to root, but innd doesn't
usually run as root).

Regards, Felix.

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