[PATCH 1/8] p9auth: set fsuid
greg at kroah.com
Thu Feb 25 15:28:40 PST 2010
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 04:44:54PM -0600, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> From: Serge E. Hallyn <serue at us.ibm.com>
> fsuid should always trail euid changes. So p9auth should
> set fsuid as well when it sets ruid and euid. Whether the
> suid should also be set is an open question - keeping the
> old uid in suid may be useful, or may just serve to trick
> lazy userspace.
> Note that so long as we do not also set suid, the setuid_fixup()
> code will not (when we later switch to setresuid()) fully
> fill/clear capability sets. So while I had previously thought
> that keeping suid unchanged would be useful, I think it is
> better to change all uids.
What is your goal for the p9auth code? Currently it is deleted in
linux-next due to a lack of development. I see you have some cleanup
patches, but I can't apply them unless you get the non-staging patches
If I bring the driver back from deletion, will you work to fix it up and
get it merged into mainline?
What's the word on the non-staging patches in this series being
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