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[Cluster-devel] Re: [fuse-devel] [PATCH 01/25] VFS: move attr_kill logic from notify_change into helper function



On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 20:28 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> Your patch is changing the API in a very unsafe way, since there will
> be no error or warning on an unconverted fs.  And that could lead to
> security holes.
> 
> If we would rename the setattr method to setattr_new as well as
> changing it's behavior, that would be fine.  But I guess we do not
> want to do that.

Which "unconverted fses"? If we're talking out of tree stuff, then too
bad: it is _their_ responsibility to keep up with kernel changes.

Trond


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