Re: O_TMPFILE fs corruption (Re: Linux 3.11-rc4)

From: JÃrn Engel
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 13:37:27 EST

On Mon, 5 August 2013 01:26:46 -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 04, 2013 at 08:45:16PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > The patch looks right to me - we should pass in similar flags for the
> > create case as for tmpfile to the filesystem.
> >
> > But let's make sure we're all on the same page. Al?
> Given all the problems and very limited fs support I'd much prefer
> disabling O_TMPFILE for this release. That'd give it the needed
> exposure it was missing by being merged without any previous public
> review.

Agreed. This has not been in -next at all. It is not an urgent
security thing or regression fix, so there is no good excuse for
avoiding the normal process.


For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public
relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
-- Richard Feynman
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