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SubjectRe: [security]: kernel ioctl()'s [3]
Alexander Viro <viro@math.psu.edu> wrote:
> As for the big change... Nope. I'm testing the patch right now.
> It's small. I took 4 bits (0x10000-0x2000) and that should be changed in
> the final version, indeed. But that means changing 4 macros. I *had*
> a reason to move IMMUTABLE/APPEND_ONLY handling to VFS ;-) And that was
> done several months ago. The rest is not large.

Thinking about the importance of avoiding a reboot during system
upgrades: I presume that, unless the containing directory is immutable
or append_only, that such files can be renamed?

--
Raul

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