[linux-cifs-client] Re: [PATCH 1/7] [CIFS] add local struct inode pointer to cifs_setattr

Jeff Layton jlayton at redhat.com
Fri May 9 23:01:57 GMT 2008

On Fri, 9 May 2008 17:29:12 -0500
"Steve French" <smfrench at gmail.com> wrote:

> Merged patches 1, 6 and 7 from this series.
> For the others since they change current behavior and would break some
> apps (including connectathon test cases) would like the behavior e.g.
> to be configurable by mount option


How about this? We make the new behavior the default, and add a
mount option ("fakeperm" or something) to allow for the legacy
behavior where permissions can be set in memory only.

Sound reasonable? If so, I'll get to work on a respin of this set.

Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>

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