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SubjectRe: [PATCH 24/32] vfs: syscall: Add fsopen() to prepare for superblock creation [ver #9]
Andy Lutomirski <> wrote:

> > Umm... How about "use credentials of opener for everything"?
> If you want to audit every single filesystem for any code that uses
> credentials for anything and add all the right kernel APIs and make
> sure the filesystem uses them and somehow keep screwups from getting
> added down the line, then okay I guess. As far as I know, we don't
> even *have* an API for "open this device node using this struct cred
> *".

You can use override_creds() too.


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