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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] integrity: replace call to integrity_read_file with kernel version
On Thu, 14 Sep 2017, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:21:28AM +1000, James Morris wrote:
> > So, to be clear, this patch solves the XFS deadlock using a different
> > approach (to the now reverted integrity_read approach), which Christoph
> > also says is more correct generally. Correct?
> No. It is in addition to the previous patches - the patches were
> correct for the IMA interaction with the I/O path. It just turns
> out that the function was also reused for reading certificates
> at initialization time, for which that change was incorrect.
> If this series is applied first the integrity_read code is not
> used for that path any more.

Ok. Sorry I hadn't looked at the code in detail at this stage during the
conference and wanting to just revert back to something that Linus can
safely pull before the merge window closes.

James Morris

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