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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] overlay filesystem v9
    On Thu, 19 May 2011 19:05:58 +0100 Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> wrote:

    > On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 07:44:54PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    >
    > > Forgot to attach the patch?
    >
    > Yep, should be in your inbox now.
    >
    > > >
    > > > With this in place I have been able to boot a Natty release live CD
    > > > image, and upgrade it in place to the latest and greatest of everything.
    > > > Very nice. Thanks for your work continuing work on overlayfs. It is
    > > > starting to look good enough to merge.
    > > >
    > > > Comments?
    > >
    > > I'd be happier if the LSM module were fixed not to peek inside the inode
    > > structure. Some filesystems (notably network ones) do not guarantee i_*
    > > to be up-to-date, relying on these is not a good idea.
    >
    > I wonder what what the official way to get ownership information for an
    > inode is if we cannot rely on those. I am happy to get the Yama LSM
    > fixed up if they are doing something wrong.
    >
    > -apw

    inode->getattr(...., &kstat);
    look at kstat.uid, kstat.gid.

    ??

    NeilBrown


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