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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix NFS IRIX compatibility braindamage
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 07:33:20PM +0000, Dave Jones wrote:
> I'm going through the old 2.4 changelogs looking for bits that
> have been missed out, the little one liners have been going
> direct to Linus/maintainer, but here's the first one I'm
> unsure of..
>
> Any reason this is missing in 2.5 ?

I think I sent it to the NFS mailing list and forgot about it
afterwards.

The problem this patch tries to address is that the current code allows
diskless clients to chmod device files, even when the directory is
exported read-only.

Olaf
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