ACK: [PATCH 0/1][Oneiric][SRU] eCryptfs: Copy up lower inode attrs after setting lower xattr
brad.figg at canonical.com
Tue Mar 6 16:46:59 UTC 2012
On 03/06/2012 07:15 AM, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King<colin.king at canonical.com>
> BugLink: https://launchpad.net/bugs/926292
> SRU justification:
> After passing through a ->setxattr() call, eCryptfs needs to copy the
> inode attributes from the lower inode to the eCryptfs inode, as they
> may have changed in the lower filesystem's ->setxattr() path.
> One example is if an extended attribute containing a POSIX Access
> Control List is being set. The new ACL may cause the lower filesystem to
> modify the mode of the lower inode and the eCryptfs inode would need to
> be updated to reflect the new mode.
> Upstream commit 545d680938be1e86a6c5250701ce9abaf360c495
> This patch has already been sent to stable and has been applied
> to Precise but was ommitted for Oneiric. (Still trying to verify
> if this is required for previous releases).
> Tyler Hicks (1):
> eCryptfs: Copy up lower inode attrs after setting lower xattr
> fs/ecryptfs/inode.c | 2 ++
> 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
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