Re: [GIT PULL] Please pull NFS client updates for 4.21
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Jan 02 2019 - 19:48:31 EST
On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 2:42 PM Schumaker, Anna
> We also were unable to track down a maintainer for Neil Brown's changes to
> the generic cred code that are prerequisites to his RPC cred cleanup patches.
> We've been asking around for several months without any response, so
> hopefully it's okay to include those patches in this pull request.
Looks ok to me, although I wonder what the semantics of cred_fscmp()
are across namespaces?
IOW, it seems potentially a bit suspicious to do cred_fscmp() if the
two creds have different namnespaces? Hmm?
Is there some reason that can't happen, or some reason it doesn't matter?