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Re: VFS hooks analysis (pass 1)



* Amy Griffis (amy griffis hp com) wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 06:13:41PM -0400, Amy Griffis wrote:
> > Attribute Changes:
> > 
> > The getname/path_lookup hooks are never called for these syscalls:
> > 
> >     sys_fchmod
> >     sys_fchown
> >     sys_fremovexattr
> >     sys_fsetxattr
> > 
> > The fsnotify_change() and fsnotify_xattr() hooks capture the relevant
> > dentry, so the dentry's name & inode could be passed to the event
> > callback.
> 
> Looking again, I don't see a call to fsnotify_xattr() in the path for
> removing xattrs.  So that is something we'd need to request.

It's already in -mm, looks like it just missed 2.6.13.


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