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Subject[patch 70/87] ext4: dont inherit inappropriate inode flags from parent

2.6.29-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Duane Griffin <duaneg@dghda.com>

(cherry picked from commit 8fa43a81b97853fc69417bb6054182e78f95cbeb)

At present INDEX and EXTENTS are the only flags that new ext4 inodes do
NOT inherit from their parent. In addition prevent the flags DIRTY,
ECOMPR, IMAGIC, TOPDIR, HUGE_FILE and EXT_MIGRATE from being inherited.
List inheritable flags explicitly to prevent future flags from
accidentally being inherited.

This fixes the TOPDIR flag inheritance bug reported at
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9866.

Signed-off-by: Duane Griffin <duaneg@dghda.com>
Acked-by: Andreas Dilger <adilger@sun.com>
Cc: <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
fs/ext4/ext4.h | 7 +++++++
fs/ext4/ialloc.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/fs/ext4/ext4.h
+++ b/fs/ext4/ext4.h
@@ -248,6 +248,13 @@ struct flex_groups {
#define EXT4_FL_USER_VISIBLE 0x000BDFFF /* User visible flags */
#define EXT4_FL_USER_MODIFIABLE 0x000B80FF /* User modifiable flags */

+/* Flags that should be inherited by new inodes from their parent. */
+#define EXT4_FL_INHERITED (EXT4_SECRM_FL | EXT4_UNRM_FL | EXT4_COMPR_FL |\
+ EXT4_SYNC_FL | EXT4_IMMUTABLE_FL | EXT4_APPEND_FL |\
+ EXT4_NODUMP_FL | EXT4_NOATIME_FL |\
+ EXT4_NOCOMPR_FL | EXT4_JOURNAL_DATA_FL |\
+ EXT4_NOTAIL_FL | EXT4_DIRSYNC_FL)
+
/*
* Inode dynamic state flags
*/
--- a/fs/ext4/ialloc.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/ialloc.c
@@ -889,7 +889,7 @@ got:
* newly created directory and file only if -o extent mount option is
* specified
*/
- ei->i_flags = EXT4_I(dir)->i_flags & ~(EXT4_INDEX_FL|EXT4_EXTENTS_FL);
+ ei->i_flags = EXT4_I(dir)->i_flags & EXT4_FL_INHERITED;
if (S_ISLNK(mode))
ei->i_flags &= ~(EXT4_IMMUTABLE_FL|EXT4_APPEND_FL);
/* dirsync only applies to directories */



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