Backup privileges for reading files

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Jun 25 11:32:12 MDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:21:43PM +0530, Shilpa K wrote:
> 3.6.X requires port of se_file_access_check() from 4.X series. In 4.2
> itself, in the file open.c,  priv_open_requested flag is set to false due
> to which backup privilege is not considered for create request. So, I
> wanted to know if it is ok to set priv_open_requested flag to true in 4.x
> code itself.

Yes, but please run the patch past me for review.

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