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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/28] Patches to pass vfsmount to LSM inode security hooks
On Tuesday February 6, hch@infradead.org wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 12:51:52AM -0800, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > Who cares? There is no way to export a partial directory, and in any
> > case the subtree_check crap is borken beyond repair (see cross-directory
> > renames which lead to actual changes to the filehandle - broken, broken,
> > broken!!!!).
>
> It's getting a little oftopic for this thread, but is there a chance we
> could just kill that crap after a resonable deprecation period?

Probably. A couple of years?
nfs-utils 1.1.0 is due to stop subtree_check from being the default.
After that is released, the next kernel can start printing warnings
that it might stop working in a couple of years.

NeilBrown
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