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SubjectRe: [PATCH] VFS: Sanity check mount flags passed to change_mnt_propagation()
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On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Valerie Aurora <vaurora@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 07:14:36PM -0600, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> Hrm.  I think we can do this a bit more pithily.
>>
>>       /* Only one propagation flag should be set, and no others */
>>       if (hweight32(type) != 1 &&
>>           (type & ~(MS_SHARED | MS_PRIVATE | MS_SLAVE | MS_UNBINDABLE))
>>               return 0;
>>
>> Too clever?
>
> I was hoping someone would go find the best bitop for me, thanks. :)
> hweight32() is an awkward name but the comment makes it clear.  I'm
> happy with either.
>
> Thanks for the help,

Didn't read surrounding code, but is that supposed to be '||'?
Otherwise the case where only a single non-propagation flag is
set no longer returns 0...

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