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SubjectRe: [patch 00/13] vfs: add helpers to check r/o bind mounts
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 04:42:52PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> > You are right - we do have races there. Always had.
> > And nfsd_permission() is the next target for continuation of ro-bind
> > series. Assuming that we don't simply make r/w export to hold will_write
> > all along, in which case all these checks around calls of vfs_...() in
> > there simply go away - that's also an arguable option.
>
> Yes. And that _still_ doesn't make the path_*() interface wrong.

It would make it bloody useless for nfsd. With ecryptfs being a piss-poor
argument in favour of anything other than git rm, what's left? Another
stack frame in fs/namei.c syscalls?


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