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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/2] allow blk-zoned ioctls without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
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On Mon, Jun 28, 2021 at 09:20:15AM +0200, Niklas Cassel wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 12:23:19PM +0000, Niklas Cassel wrote:
> > From: Niklas Cassel <niklas.cassel@wdc.com>
> >
> > Allow the following blk-zoned ioctls: BLKREPORTZONE, BLKRESETZONE,
> > BLKOPENZONE, BLKCLOSEZONE, and BLKFINISHZONE to be performed without
> > CAP_SYS_ADMIN.
> >
> > Neither read() nor write() requires CAP_SYS_ADMIN, and considering
> > the close relationship between read()/write() and these ioctls, there
> > is no reason to require CAP_SYS_ADMIN for these ioctls either.
> >
> > Changes since v2:
> > -Drop the FMODE_READ check from patch 2/2.
> > Right now it is possible to open() the device with O_WRONLY
> > and get the zone report from that fd. Therefore adding a
> > FMODE_READ check on BLKREPORTZONE would break existing applications.
> > Instead, just remove the existing CAP_SYS_ADMIN check.
> >
> >
> > Niklas Cassel (2):
> > blk-zoned: allow zone management send operations without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
> > blk-zoned: allow BLKREPORTZONE without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
> >
> > block/blk-zoned.c | 6 ------
> > 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > 2.31.1
>
> Hello Jens,
>
>
> A gentle ping on this series.
>
> I think it has sufficient Reviewed-by tags by now.
>
>
> Kind regards,
> Niklas

Hello again Jens,


any chance of this series being picked up?


Kind regards,
Niklas
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