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SubjectRe: [PATCH -V5 00/24] New ACL format for better NFSv4 acl interoperability
On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 12:20:36PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K. V wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:11:45 -0500, "Ted Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
> > Hi Aneesh,
> >
> > What is the current status of this patch series? I seem to remember
> > that Christoph and Al Viro had some objections; have those been
> > cleared yet? If not, can you summarize what their objections are?
>
> The main objection raised was the use of may_delete and may_create inode
> operations callback. They are gone now and we have MAY_* flags as
> favoured by Al Viro. The new MAY_* flags added are
>
> #define MAY_CREATE_FILE 128
> #define MAY_CREATE_DIR 256
> #define MAY_DELETE_CHILD 512
> #define MAY_DELETE_SELF 1024
> #define MAY_TAKE_OWNERSHIP 2048
> #define MAY_CHMOD 4096
> #define MAY_SET_TIMES 8192
>
>
> >
> > To be honest I haven't been paying super close attention to this patch
> > series, and I'm curious what needs to happen with it one way or
> > another.
> >
>
> IMHO we are ready to get first 11 patches upstream in the next merge
> window. ie the below set of patches.

Why aren't all of them ready?

--b.

>
> vfs: Make acl_permission_check() work for richacls
> vfs: Add permission flags for setting file attributes
> vfs: Make the inode passed to inode_change_ok non-const
> vfs: Add delete child and delete self permission flags
> vfs: Add new file and directory create permission flags
> vfs: Optimize out IS_RICHACL() if CONFIG_FS_RICHACL is not defined
> vfs: Add IS_RICHACL() test for richacl support
> vfs: Add generic IS_ACL() test for acl support
> vfs: Add a comment to inode_permission()
> vfs: Pass all mask flags down to iop->check_acl
> vfs: Indicate that the permission functions take all the MAY_* flags
>
> -aneesh


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