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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 0/1] mount: universally disallow mounting over symlinks
On 2020-01-15, Al Viro <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 07:01:50AM +1100, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
> > Yes, there were two patches I sent a while ago[1]. I can re-send them if
> > you like. The second patch switches open_how->mode to a u64, but I'm
> > still on the fence about whether that makes sense to do...
> IMO plain __u64 is better than games with __aligned_u64 - all sizes are
> fixed, so...
> > [1]:
> Do you want that series folded into "open: introduce openat2(2) syscall"
> and "selftests: add openat2(2) selftests" or would you rather have them
> appended at the end of the series. Personally I'd go for "fold them in"
> if it had been about my code, but it's really up to you.

"fold them in" would probably be better to avoid making the mainline
history confusing afterwards. Thanks.

Aleksa Sarai
Senior Software Engineer (Containers)
SUSE Linux GmbH
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