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SubjectRe: [-next PATCH] security: use octal not symbolic permissions
On 06/12/2018 02:12 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 4:32 PM, James Morris <> wrote:
>> On Mon, 11 Jun 2018, Casey Schaufler wrote:
>>> If you want to break this up by security module I would take
>>> the Smack part as soon as James does the tree update. If James
>>> wants to take the whole thing at once you can add my:
>>> Acked-by: Casey Schaufler <>
>>> for the Smack changes.
>> It's probably simplest for me to take them as one patch.
> I would prefer if the SELinux changes were split into a separate
> patch. I'm guessing John would probably want the same for the
> AppArmor patches, but take his work for it, not mine.

yes that would be preferred

> Joe, in general I really appreciate the fixes you send, but these
> patches that cross a lot of subsystem boundaries (this isn't the first
> one that does this) causes unnecessary conflicts in -next and during
> the merge window. Could you split your patches up from now on please?

yeah splitting patches at subsystem boundaries is highly recommended.

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