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    SubjectRe: [patch 5/8] vfs: annotate permission operations
    On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 01:32:50PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > From: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@suse.cz>
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    > Add more PERM_OP_ flags to permission() calls. This allows
    > filesystems like NFS and security modules like AppArmor to make
    > precise decisions about whent permissions need to be checked, and when
    > they will be checked later together with the actual operation.

    Where the heck does this PERM_OP crap come from? More MAY_ flags make
    sense in some cases, but we should introduce them on a per-need basis
    (e.g. to replace lookup intents in many cases), and without a new
    PERM_OP_ namespace.



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