[PATCH 06/10] security: fix documentation for the path_chmod hook
viro at zeniv.linux.org.uk
Thu Feb 7 13:49:40 UTC 2019
On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 03:44:54PM +0300, Denis Efremov wrote:
> The path_chmod hook was changed in the commit
> "switch security_path_chmod() to struct path *" (cdcf116d44e7).
> The argument @mnt was removed from the hook, @dentry was changed
> to @path. This patch updates the documentation accordingly.
> Signed-off-by: Denis Efremov <efremov at ispras.ru>
> include/linux/lsm_hooks.h | 3 +--
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
> index cb93972257be..5d6428d0027b 100644
> --- a/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
> +++ b/include/linux/lsm_hooks.h
> @@ -304,8 +304,7 @@
> * Return 0 if permission is granted.
> * @path_chmod:
> * Check for permission to change DAC's permission of a file or directory.
> - * @dentry contains the dentry structure.
> - * @mnt contains the vfsmnt structure.
> + * @path contains the path structure.
May I politely inquire about the value of these comments? How much information
is provided by refering to an argument as "the dentry structure" or "the path
structure", especially when there's nothing immediately above that would introduce
either. "Type of 'dentry' argument is somehow related to struct dentry,
try and guess what the value might be - we don't care, we just need every
Who needs that crap in the first place?
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