Re: [patch 11/14] vfs: move executable checking into ->permission()

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 15:26:41 EST

On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 21:09 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> No, we don't want to deny read or write (that's up to the filesystem
> how it handles it), just want to deny execute if no x bits are set in
> the mode.

OK, but when I see something with the name 'exec_permission()', I assume
that it is going to check for whether or not I have execute permission.

If that is not the case, then can we please either change the function,
or change the name?


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