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SubjectRe: Driver-Core: devtmpfs - reset inode permissions before unlinking
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 02:16:36PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
> Subject: Driver-Core: devtmpfs - reset inode permissions before unlinking
>
> Before unlinking the inode, reset the current permissions of possible
> references like hardlinks, so granted permissions can not be retained
> across the device lifetime by creating hardlinks, in the unusual case
> that there is a user-writable directory on the same filesystem.

Is this something that we need to worry about for existing users
(2.6.32 and .33), or can it wait until 2.6.34?

thanks,

greg k-h


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