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

Steve French smfrench at gmail.com
Sat May 10 02:08:27 GMT 2008

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 6:01 PM, Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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
> Thanks...
> 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.

Yes - how about "dynamicperm" or "dynamicmode" ? The name of the
option can be decided later.



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