Re: [PATCH 0/7] overlay filesystem v9

From: Andy Whitcroft
Date: Thu May 19 2011 - 14:06:08 EST

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 07:44:54PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> Forgot to attach the patch?

Yep, should be in your inbox now.

> >
> > With this in place I have been able to boot a Natty release live CD
> > image, and upgrade it in place to the latest and greatest of everything.
> > Very nice. Thanks for your work continuing work on overlayfs. It is
> > starting to look good enough to merge.
> >
> > Comments?
> I'd be happier if the LSM module were fixed not to peek inside the inode
> structure. Some filesystems (notably network ones) do not guarantee i_*
> to be up-to-date, relying on these is not a good idea.

I wonder what what the official way to get ownership information for an
inode is if we cannot rely on those. I am happy to get the Yama LSM
fixed up if they are doing something wrong.

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