[PATCH v6 5/5] kernfs: initialize security of newly created nodes

Tejun Heo tj at kernel.org
Tue Feb 19 14:21:14 UTC 2019


On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 03:10:30PM +0100, Ondrej Mosnacek wrote:
> Well, maintaining a global variable sounds even more yucky to me...
> And I don't understand why you'd consider a simple one-line function
> to be "an awful lot of infrastructure" :) But at the end of the day it
> is up to the maintainers - Greg/Tejun and James/Serge (who I forgot to
> Cc on these patches, sorry) - what works better for them.

As long as the cost can be avoided for folks who don't use the
relevant features, I don't have a strong opinion on how that's done.



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