lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2004]   [Aug]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH][2/7] xattr consolidation - LSM hook changes
    On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

    > On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 02:16:17PM -0400, James Morris wrote:
    > > This patch replaces the dentry parameter with an inode in the LSM
    > > inode_{set|get|list}security hooks, in keeping with the ext2/ext3 code.
    > > dentries are not needed here.
    >
    > Given that the actual methods take a dentry this sounds like a bad design.
    > Can;t you just pass down the dentry through all of the ext2 interfaces?

    Yes, this can be done, although all that's needed is the inode.


    - James
    --
    James Morris
    <jmorris@redhat.com>


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:05    [W:0.029 / U:31.392 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site