[PATCH v15 0/9] open: introduce openat2(2) syscall

Christian Brauner christian.brauner at ubuntu.com
Tue Nov 12 23:06:48 UTC 2019


On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 03:01:26PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:24:04AM +1100, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
> > On 2019-11-05, Aleksa Sarai <cyphar at cyphar.com> wrote:
> > > This patchset is being developed here:
> > >   <https://github.com/cyphar/linux/tree/openat2/master>
> > > 
> > > Patch changelog:
> > >  v15:
> > >   * Fix code style for LOOKUP_IN_ROOT handling in path_init(). [Linus Torvalds]
> > >   * Split out patches for each individual LOOKUP flag.
> > >   * Reword commit messages to give more background information about the
> > >     series, as well as mention the semantics of each flag in more detail.
> > > [...]
> > 
> > Ping -- this patch hasn't been touched for a week. Thanks.
> 
> If I've been following correctly, everyone is happy with this series.
> (i.e. Linus's comment appear to have been addressed.)
> 
> Perhaps the next question is should this go via a pull request by you to
> Linus directly during the v5.5 merge window, via akpm, via akpm, via
> Christian, or some other path? Besides Linus, it's not been clear who
> should "claim" this series. :)

I like this series and the same with the copy_struct_from_user() part of
it I've taken I'm happy to stuff this into a dedicated branch, merge it
into my for-next and send it for v5.5.
Though I'd _much_ rather see Al pick this up or have him give his
blessing first.

Christian


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