lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Jun]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH] utimensat() non-conformances and fixes [v3]
From
Date
> > > > I'm not sure of the correct way to get the required nameidata (to do a
> > > > vfs_permission() call) from the file descriptor. Can you give me a
> > > > tip there?
> > >
> > > Could you point me at the right way of doing this?
> >
> > You don't need nameidata for this at all. Just call permission() with
> > a NULL nameidata.
> >
> > Ugly API? Yes, will be cleaned up if we manage to find some common
> > ground with the VFS maintainers.
>
> As soon as I'm done with sysctls...

Can't you just do that independently (for now just put a
d_find_alias() in there and be done with it)? If you fix every piece
of horrid code that you come across, it'll never be done...

Miklos


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-06-03 14:19    [W:0.038 / U:0.844 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site