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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/10] NFSv4: Add label recommended attribute and NFSv4 flags
    On Wed, 7 Jul 2010, J. Bruce Fields wrote:

    > On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 10:31:22AM -0400, David P. Quigley wrote:
    >
    > > +#define NFS4_MAXLABELLEN 4096
    >
    > Idle curiosity--why 4096? (Why couldn't it be 16? And how do we know
    > people will never want 8192?)

    I think I raised this a while back, too.

    The maximum security label size on Linux is:

    #define XATTR_SIZE_MAX 65536

    Why arbitrarily limit this over the network?

    Someone could have a valid local security label which can't be conveyed
    via NFS.



    - James
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    James Morris
    <jmorris@namei.org>


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