Re: [PATCH 1/8] p9auth: set fsuid

From: Serge E. Hallyn
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 15:07:22 EST

Quoting Ashwin Ganti (ashwin.ganti@xxxxxxxxx):
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Serge E. Hallyn <serue@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Ashwin, Ron, Eric, (whoever else cares to take a look) I will put
> > up a git tree hopefully this weekend or monday... hmm, hang on, already
> > exists - you can take a look at
> >;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/p9auth.feb16.3
> >
> Greg/Serge: Sorry for the delay. I am okay with the patches in
> general. Thanks for making the reaping of old capabilities change as
> well along with these.
> The only comment I have is that it would be nice to have a README file
> in the p9auth directory describing these changes to the semantics.

Will do.

> Especially since we are handling groups, file system checks etc. which
> is going through the capability string, it would be easier and helpful
> to understand if there is some basic documentation on each of these
> changes.
> Also, I don't know if you want to further get them looked by someone

Yeah I'm going to have to re-send and cc: some core maintainers to get
their acks (or nacks).

> more knowledgeable to comment on the implications of modifying/moving
> the set*id functions over but they look alright to me.

If they look ok after I resend them, could you please send an ack I
can tack onto the patches to help out maintainers?

> I have requested Eric too a couple of days ago to take a look at these
> patches if he finds time.

Thanks, I'll give it a few more days to see if he sends comments before

> Thanks,
> Ashwin

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