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SubjectRe: extended file permissions based on LSM
* Daniel Phillips (phillips@arcor.de) wrote:
> On Sunday 01 September 2002 02:26, Chris Wright wrote:
> > * Ingo Oeser (ingo.oeser@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de) wrote:
> > >
> > > So this is a correctly pointed out design weakness: The way the
> > > user took to reach the inode cannot be taken into account.
> >
> > Yes, this is known, and there are anticipated VFS changes to remedy
> > this.
>
> Could you describe them, please?

For example, passing vfsmount/dentry pair to i_op->permission().
getattr() is already done, and last I heard I Al intends to do
setattr() as well.

thanks,
-chris
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