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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] SELinux: 1/3 eliminate inode_security_set_security
    On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Eric Paris wrote:

    > inode_security_set_sid is only called by security_inode_init_security,
    > which is called when a new file is being created and needs to have its
    > incore security state initialized and its security xattr set. This
    > helper used to be called in other places in the past, but now only has
    > the one. So this patch rolls inode_security_set_sid directly back into
    > security_inode_init_security. There also is no need to hold the
    > isec->sem while doing this, as the inode is not available to other
    > threads at this point in time.
    > This is being targeted for 2.6.19
    > Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <>
    > Acked-by: Stephen Smalley <>

    Acked-by: James Morris <>

    James Morris
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