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

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Fri May 23 2008 - 14:34:12 EST


On Fri, 23 May 2008, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> a) it's nontrivial to fix (even understanding the problem is
> nontrivial, see Documentation/filesystems/directory-locking)

Please provide a concrete example, as long as I only get handwaving I can
only wave back.

> b) the feature is obviously unused, so the easiest fix is simply to
> remove it for the time being.

You have a weird definition of "obviously unused", not every user may even
have noticed it's gone, e.g. there are some rsync versions, which support
this and these won't complain if they can't open the resource fork.

bye, Roman
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