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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 0/1] mount: universally disallow mounting over symlinks
On 2020-01-16, Aleksa Sarai <cyphar@cyphar.com> wrote:
> On 2020-01-15, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> 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]: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20191219105533.12508-1-cyphar@cyphar.com/
> >
> > 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.

Also (if you prefer) I can send a v3 which uses u64s rather than
aligned_u64s.

--
Aleksa Sarai
Senior Software Engineer (Containers)
SUSE Linux GmbH
<https://www.cyphar.com/>
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