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SubjectRe: [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH 13/39] ocfs2: Add extended attribute support
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 03:08:11PM -0700, Mark Fasheh wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 10:16:44AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 03:00:54PM -0700, Mark Fasheh wrote:
> > > xattr.o \
> > > + xattr_user.o \
> > > + xattr_trusted.o
> >
> > Please don't split this up, it's always been a really stupid idea in
> > extN. The only difference between secure, trusted and user attrs is
> > that they go into a different namespace bit (and have different
> > permission checking, but that's handled in the VFS). I have some
> > upcoming patches to store a fs private flag in struct xattr_handler
> > so that even those flags wrappers can go away, and each of the
> > namespaces will just be five lines of code for the xattr_handler
> > declaration.
>
> Ok. The following patch (in ocfs2.git now) removes those two files, and puts
> the code for user and trusted xattrs at the bottom of xattr.c. Is that
> mainly what you were getting at here?

Yeah.



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