Re: [patch 06/14] hfsplus: remove hfsplus_permission()

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri May 23 2008 - 05:21:26 EST

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:37:21PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> That requires a quite bit more support from the VFS than just allowing
> lookup to work on regular files without x bits. You'll have big
> trouble with hard links for example: the VFS doesn't like non-leaf
> dentries to be aliased.
> Besides hfsplus_permission() did not differentiate between execve on
> the file and lookup on that file, allowing both. Which is obviously
> wrong.

Yes. Roman, if you care about details about the files as directories
look in the reiser4 threads as it did something quite similar.

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