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From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	overlayfs <linux-unionfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	LSM <linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@hallyn.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 01/10] vfs: move cap_convert_nscap() call into vfs_setxattr()
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:04:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJfpegutxHPuEnUxapcwcwiEiND8Swdi7CSOMaU06qV9=uUdXA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJfpegtKMwTZwENX7hrVGUVRWgNTf4Tr_bRxYrPpPAH_D2fH-Q@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 10:43 AM Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:

> The following semantics would make a ton more sense, since getting a
> v2 would indicate that rootid is unknown:
>
> - if cap is v2 convert to v3 with zero rootid
> - after this, check if rootid needs to be translated, if not return v3
> - if yes, try to translate to current ns, if succeeds return translated v3
> - if not mappable, return v2
>
> Hmm?

Actually, it would make even more sense to simply skip unconvertible
caps and return -ENODATA.  In fact that's what I thought would happen
until I looked at the -EOPNOTSUPP fallback code in vfs_getxattr().

Serge, do you remember what was the reason for the unconverted fallback?

Thanks,
Miklos

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-12 10:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-07 16:32 [PATCH v2 00/10] allow unprivileged overlay mounts Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 01/10] vfs: move cap_convert_nscap() call into vfs_setxattr() Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-09  1:53   ` James Morris
2021-01-01 17:35   ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-01-11 13:49     ` Miklos Szeredi
2021-01-12  0:14       ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-01-12  9:43         ` Miklos Szeredi
2021-01-12 10:04           ` Miklos Szeredi [this message]
2021-01-12 18:36           ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-01-12 18:49             ` Eric W. Biederman
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 02/10] vfs: verify source area in vfs_dedupe_file_range_one() Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 03/10] ovl: check privs before decoding file handle Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-08 13:49   ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-09 10:13     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-09 16:20       ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-09 18:16         ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 04/10] ovl: make ioctl() safe Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-08 11:11   ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-10 15:18     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-14  5:44       ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-14 13:23         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-14 14:47           ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-09  1:57   ` James Morris
2020-12-10 15:19     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 05/10] ovl: simplify file splice Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 06/10] ovl: user xattr Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-08 13:10   ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-11 14:55     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 07/10] ovl: do not fail when setting origin xattr Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 08/10] ovl: do not fail because of O_NOATIME Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-08 11:29   ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-11 14:44     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-14  5:49       ` Amir Goldstein
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 09/10] ovl: do not get metacopy for userxattr Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-07 16:32 ` [PATCH v2 10/10] ovl: unprivieged mounts Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-08 10:27 ` [PATCH v2 00/10] allow unprivileged overlay mounts Tetsuo Handa
2020-12-10  8:56   ` John Johansen
2020-12-10  9:39     ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-12-15 11:03       ` John Johansen

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