Re: [PATCH 4/8] Simplify exec_permission_lite(), part 3

From: James Morris
Date: Mon Sep 07 2009 - 18:19:17 EST

On Mon, 7 Sep 2009, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> The generic inode_permission() code does things like checking MAY_WRITE
> and devcgroup_inode_permission(), neither of which are relevant for the
> light pathname walk permission checks (we always do just MAY_EXEC, and
> the inode is never a special device).
> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxx>

James Morris
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