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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] statx: Add a system call to make enhanced file info available [ver #3]
On Sun, Dec 04, 2016 at 04:38:05AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:

> I understand wanting to avoid extra arguments, but you are asking for trouble
> with that sort of calling conventions. Verifying that all call chains have
> these fields initialized is bloody unpleasant and it *is* going to break,
> especially since the rules are "you need to initialize it for vfs_xgetattr(),
> but not for vfs_getattr()" - the names are similar enough for confusion,
> and that's not the only such pair.

BTW, after some grepping: you seem to leave ecryptfs_getattr() as-is, which
means that flags it had been passed by caller in *stat are not seen by
underlying fs. Looks fishy...

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