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Subject[patch] inotify: use permission not vfs_permission
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On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 15:09 -0500, Mike Waychison wrote:

> use permission()

I appreciate the constructive comment.

John, attached patch replaces vfs_permission() with permission().

Thanks, Mike.

Robert Love


Use permission() instead of generic_permission().

Signed-Off-By: Robert Love <rml@novell.com>

diff -u linux/drivers/char/inotify.c linux/drivers/char/inotify.c
--- linux/drivers/char/inotify.c 2004-11-17 12:28:27.921136656 -0500
+++ linux/drivers/char/inotify.c 2004-11-17 12:28:27.921136656 -0500
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@
inode = nd.dentry->d_inode;

/* you can only watch an inode if you have read permissions on it */
- error = generic_permission(inode, MAY_READ, NULL);
+ error = permission(inode, MAY_READ);
if (error) {
inode = ERR_PTR(error);
goto release_and_out;

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