Re: [RFC][PATCH] UDF filesystem uid fix

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Wed Feb 15 2006 - 12:29:53 EST

On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 10:55 -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
> Maybe I should amend the patch to work like this:
> uid/gid : specify default id when -1 is on disk
> uid/gid = force : ignore ids on disk
> uid/gid = [no]save : do [not] save actual id to disk ( save -1 instead )
> Possibly with nosave being the default. Would this be more acceptable?

Yeah, sounds much better to me. However, I am wondering if we can
actually drop the nosave/save cases completely. Wouldn't we get the same
semantics by letting uid/gid specify the default id and make the ignore
case look like we're always reading -1 from disk, and never writing out
any ids? So as a desktop user, you mount with "uid=", "gid=", and
"force" passed as mount option and it works as expected.


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