[PATCH v5 11/42] namei: make permission helpers idmapped mount aware

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Tue Jan 19 09:23:16 UTC 2021

On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 11:00:53PM +0100, Christian Brauner wrote:
> The two helpers inode_permission() and generic_permission() are used by
> the vfs to perform basic permission checking by verifying that the
> caller is privileged over an inode. In order to handle idmapped mounts
> we extend the two helpers with an additional user namespace argument.
> On idmapped mounts the two helpers will make sure to map the inode
> according to the mount's user namespace and then peform identical
> permission checks to inode_permission() and generic_permission(). If the
> initial user namespace is passed nothing changes so non-idmapped mounts
> will see identical behavior as before.

More long lines in here.

Otherwise looks good:

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de>

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