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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.


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James Morris
<jmorris@namei.org>

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