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    SubjectRe: Driver-Core: devtmpfs - reset inode permissions before unlinking
    On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 04:49, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    > 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?

    Should be fine for .34 only.

    Thanks,
    Kay


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