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    Subject[PATCH] symlink nesting level change
    On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 07:57:34PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Followup to: <44580CF2.7070602@tlinx.org>
    > By author: Linda Walsh <lkml@tlinx.org>
    > In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    > > Is this what you are looking for?
    > > include/linux/namei.h MAX_NESTED_LINKS = 5
    > > (used in fs/namei.c, where comment claims MAX_NESTING is equal to 8)
    >
    > Wonder if it would make sense to make this a sysctl...

    No. It's way past time to bump it to 8. Everyone had been warned - for
    months now.

    Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    ----
    --- a/include/linux/namei.h 2006-03-31 20:08:42.000000000 -0500
    +++ b/include/linux/namei.h 2006-05-02 23:06:46.000000000 -0400
    @@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
    struct file *file;
    };

    -enum { MAX_NESTED_LINKS = 5 };
    +enum { MAX_NESTED_LINKS = 8 };

    struct nameidata {
    struct dentry *dentry;
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