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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] namei: Allow follow_down() to uncover auto mounts
On Sun, Jan 29, 2023 at 04:42:39PM +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> ----- Ursprüngliche Mail -----
> > Von: "chuck lever" <chuck.lever@oracle.com>
> >> On Dec 7, 2022, at 3:43 AM, Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at> wrote:
> >>
> >> This function is only used by NFSD to cross mount points.
> >> If a mount point is of type auto mount, follow_down() will
> >> not uncover it. Add LOOKUP_AUTOMOUNT to the lookup flags
> >> to have ->d_automount() called when NFSD walks down the
> >> mount tree.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>
> >
> > Hello Al, you are top of the maintainers listed for fs/namei.c.
> > I'd like to take this series for v6.3 via the nfsd tree. Can
> > I get your Acked-by: for this one?
>
> ping?

modulo clumsy wording ("mount point is of type auto mount")

Acked-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>

Commit message sounds as if it refered to autofs, rather than NFS referrals
et.al. and AFAICS those are the cases it's really about...

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