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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/12] f*xattr: allow O_PATH descriptors
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 03:04:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200513100432.GC7720@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200505095915.11275-6-mszeredi@redhat.com>

Needs a Cc to linux-api and linux-man.

On Tue, May 05, 2020 at 11:59:08AM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> This allows xattr ops on symlink/special files referenced by an O_PATH
> descriptor without having to play games with /proc/self/fd/NN (which
> doesn't work for symlinks anyway).

Do we even intent to support xattrs on say links?  They never wire up
->listxattr and would only get them through s_xattr.  I'm defintively
worried that this could break things without a very careful audit.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-13 10:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-05  9:59 [PATCH 00/12] vfs patch queue Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 01/12] vfs: allow unprivileged whiteout creation Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 19:12   ` Al Viro
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 02/12] aio: fix async fsync creds Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:01   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 03/12] proc/mounts: add cursor Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 19:33   ` Al Viro
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 04/12] utimensat: AT_EMPTY_PATH support Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:02   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 05/12] f*xattr: allow O_PATH descriptors Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:04   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-05-14  8:02     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-14 13:01       ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 06/12] uapi: deprecate STATX_ALL Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:04   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 07/12] statx: don't clear STATX_ATIME on SB_RDONLY Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:04   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 08/12] statx: add mount ID Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:05   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 09/12] statx: add mount_root Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-05 14:24   ` J . Bruce Fields
2020-05-13 10:05   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 10/12] vfs: don't parse forbidden flags Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:06   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 11/12] vfs: don't parse "posixacl" option Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:07   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-05  9:59 ` [PATCH 12/12] vfs: don't parse "silent" option Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:07   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-13  7:45 ` [13/12 PATCH] vfs: add faccessat2 syscall Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 10:09   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-13  7:47 ` [PATCH 00/12] vfs patch queue Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-13 19:48   ` Al Viro
2020-05-14 11:46     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-14 14:55     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-14 15:10       ` Al Viro

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