Re: Problems with some of the current hooks

From: Stephen Smalley (sdsat_private)
Date: Fri Aug 03 2001 - 12:15:22 PDT

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    On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Stephen Smalley wrote:
    > inode_ops->alloc_security has no way to propagate errors back to the
    > caller.  FIX: Move this call from clean_inode to the callers of
    > clean_inode, i.e. get_empty_inode and get_new_inode.
    Actually, while implementing this fix, I realized that a better
    solution is to put the inode_ops->alloc_security and the
    inode_ops->free_security hook calls into the alloc_inode and
    destroy_inode macros/functions in fs/inode.c.  
    Stephen D. Smalley, NAI Labs
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