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From: walter harms <wharms@bfs.de>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-man@vger.kernel.org, darrick.wong@oracle.com,
	dhowells@redhat.com, jaegeuk@kernel.org,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	tytso@mit.edu, victorhsieh@google.com
Subject: Re: [man-pages RFC PATCH] statx.2: document STATX_ATTR_VERITY
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:23:04 +0100
Message-ID: <5DC525E8.4060705@bfs.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191107220248.32025-1-ebiggers@kernel.org>



Am 07.11.2019 23:02, schrieb Eric Biggers:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> Document the verity attribute for statx().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> ---
>  man2/statx.2 | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> RFC since the kernel patches are currently under review.
> The kernel patches can be found here:
> https://lkml.kernel.org/linux-fscrypt/20191029204141.145309-1-ebiggers@kernel.org/T/#u
> 
> diff --git a/man2/statx.2 b/man2/statx.2
> index d2f1b07b8..713bd1260 100644
> --- a/man2/statx.2
> +++ b/man2/statx.2
> @@ -461,6 +461,10 @@ See
>  .TP
>  .B STATX_ATTR_ENCRYPTED
>  A key is required for the file to be encrypted by the filesystem.
> +.TP
> +.B STATX_ATTR_VERITY
> +The file has fs-verity enabled.  It cannot be written to, and all reads from it
> +will be verified against a Merkle tree.

Using "Merkle tree" opens a can of worm and what will happen when the methode will change ?
Does it matter at all ? i would suggest "filesystem" here.

re,
 wh

>  .SH RETURN VALUE
>  On success, zero is returned.
>  On error, \-1 is returned, and

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-29 20:41 [PATCH 0/4] statx: expose the fs-verity bit Eric Biggers
2019-10-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 1/4] statx: define STATX_ATTR_VERITY Eric Biggers
2019-10-30 18:26   ` Andreas Dilger
2019-11-07  1:44   ` Darrick J. Wong
2019-11-07  2:05     ` Andreas Dilger
2019-11-07 22:02     ` [man-pages RFC PATCH] statx.2: document STATX_ATTR_VERITY Eric Biggers
2019-11-08  0:47       ` Darrick J. Wong
2019-11-08  8:23       ` walter harms [this message]
2019-11-08 19:35         ` Eric Biggers
2019-11-09 19:34           ` walter harms
2019-11-07 22:12     ` [PATCH 1/4] statx: define STATX_ATTR_VERITY Eric Biggers
2019-10-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 2/4] ext4: support STATX_ATTR_VERITY Eric Biggers
2019-10-30 18:27   ` Andreas Dilger
2019-10-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 3/4] f2fs: " Eric Biggers
2019-10-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 4/4] docs: fs-verity: mention statx() support Eric Biggers
2019-11-06 21:57 ` [PATCH 0/4] statx: expose the fs-verity bit Eric Biggers

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