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Re: [PATCH 2/3] Remove restricted_chown parameter

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] Remove restricted_chown parameter
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:33:43 +0200
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <48E15869.6080506@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20080929215325.GB30363@xxxxxx> <48E15869.6080506@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 05:36:25PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > From: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
> > 
> > On Linux all filesystems are supposed to be operating under
> > Posix' restricted chown. Restricted chown means it restricts
> > chown to the owner unless you have CAP_FOWNER.
> > 
> > [hch: forward-ported to the current tree]
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
> 
> Looks fine to me, but you should also update
> Documentation/filesystems/xfs.txt too, and remove the docs for the knob
> (or maybe mark it obsolete, w/ the above explanation?)

Makes sense, I'll update it.

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