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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] IMA: making i_readcount a first class inode citizen
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Hi, 

As Linus has already agreed that the i_readcount patches (1 - 4) can be
upstreamed (https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/18/670), do I need to do
anything else (eg. send James a request to pull)?

thanks,

Mimi

On Mon, 2011-02-14 at 15:29 -0500, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> This is a repost of patches 1 - 4 of the ima-i_readcount patch set rebased
> against security-testing/#next, as requested a while ago. The patches are
> also available from:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/zohar/ima-2.6.git/#next
>
> This patchset separates the incrementing/decrementing of the i_readcount,
> in the VFS layer, from other IMA functionality, by replacing the current
> ima_counts_get() call with i_readcount_inc(). Its unclear whether this
> call to increment i_readcount should be made earlier, like i_writecount.
> Currently the call is situated immediately after the switch from put_filp()
> to fput() for cleanup.
>
> Mimi
>
> Mimi Zohar (4):
> IMA: convert i_readcount to atomic
> IMA: define readcount functions
> IMA: maintain i_readcount in the VFS layer
> IMA: remove IMA imbalance checking
>
> fs/file_table.c | 5 +-
> fs/open.c | 3 +-
> include/linux/fs.h | 23 ++++++-
> include/linux/ima.h | 6 --
> security/integrity/ima/ima_iint.c | 5 --
> security/integrity/ima/ima_main.c | 130 ++++---------------------------------
> 6 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 132 deletions(-)
>




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