Re: [PATCH 9/9] userns: check user namespace for task->file uidequivalence checks
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Feb 24 2011 - 00:08:46 EST
On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 03:24:16 +0000 "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Quoting Andrew Morton (akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx):
> > On Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:04:07 +0000
> > "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > There's a fairly well adhered to convention that global symbols (and
> > often static symbols) have a prefix which identifies the subsystem to
> > which they belong. This patchset rather scorns that convention.
> > Most of these identifiers are pretty obviously from the capability
> > subsystem, but still...
> Would 'inode_owner_or_capable' be better and and make sense?
I suppose so. We've totally screwed that pooch in the VFS (grep EXPORT
fs/inode.c). But it's never to late to start.
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