Re: [RFC] Changes to the LSM file-related hooks for 2.5.58

From: Christoph Hellwig (hchat_private)
Date: Wed Jan 15 2003 - 07:56:24 PST

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    On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:44:52AM -0500, Stephen D. Smalley wrote:
    > "Andi Kleen" <akat_private> writes:
    > > Adding release_private_file requires fixing all code that uses 
    > > init_private_file (including possible third party code). Otherwise
    > > you have some subtle leak. It would better to rename init_private_file to
    > > some other name and add appropiate comments so that this can be catched 
    > > easily at compile time.
    > Thanks for the suggestion.  I've split out this logical change into a
    > separate patch and reworked it in accordance with your suggestion.  See
    > below.  Let me know if this does not address your concern.
    Once you're at it please aqdd an argument to set file.f_flags so the
    caller can set O_LARGEFILE properly.  The (unmerged) XFS dmapi code wants
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