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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Change LSM hooks in setxattr 2.5.69
On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 12:21:05PM -0400, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> This patch against 2.5.69 adds a security_inode_post_setxattr hook so
> that security modules can update the inode security structure after a
> successful setxattr, and it moves the existing security_inode_setxattr
> hook call after the taking the inode semaphore so that atomicity is
> provided for the security check and the update to the inode security
> structure. Al, if you approve of this change, please acknowledge. If
> not, please advise as to what must change. Thanks.

<shrug> no objections, provided that existing code behind that hook doesn't
do anything that could deadlock under ->i_sem. Seeing that it's your code...
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