Re: [PATCH 0/1] devpts: Removing the need for pt_chown

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri May 06 2016 - 15:35:53 EST

On Fri, May 06, 2016 at 02:04:12PM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Greg,
> Could you please apply the following patch to tty-next so it can be
> merged into 4.7-rc1.
> We have had a long series of discussions and in the last iteration we
> finally converged on a set of semantics that does not break userspace
> and also makes the code simpler.

Did everyone agree? I didn't think so, but the thread got long and
messy. And then Linus did some work on this as well.

How does this play with what Linus proposed? I think only portions of
his original changes are merged, and there are still outstanding parts,

totally confused,

greg k-h