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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cramfs is ro only, so honour this in inode->mode


On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Ingo Oeser wrote:
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> cramfs is a read-only fs. So we should honour that in inode->mode to
> avoid confusion of programs.

No no no. This breaks device nodes etc quite badly.

A change to mkcramfs might be fine - but it has to conditionalize on the
file being a regular file. Not a blanket "everything is read-only".

Linus

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