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From: Eric Biggers <>
Subject: [man-pages RFC PATCH] statx.2: document STATX_ATTR_VERITY
Date: Thu,  7 Nov 2019 14:02:48 -0800
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191107014420.GD15212@magnolia>

From: Eric Biggers <>

Document the verity attribute for statx().

Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>
 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:

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
 A key is required for the file to be encrypted by the filesystem.
+The file has fs-verity enabled.  It cannot be written to, and all reads from it
+will be verified against a Merkle tree.
 On success, zero is returned.
 On error, \-1 is returned, and

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20191107014420.GD15212@magnolia>
2019-11-07 22:02 ` Eric Biggers [this message]
2019-11-08  0:47   ` Darrick J. Wong
2019-11-08  8:23   ` walter harms
2019-11-08 19:35     ` Eric Biggers
2019-11-09 19:34       ` walter harms
2019-11-13 20:31         ` Eric Biggers

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