Subject: Re: PR7619
To: Markus Kurek <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/11/1999 09:57:23
Markus Kurek wrote:
> Hi,
> Today I tried the i386 install disks from the ELF snapshot.
> And the bug described in the PR7619 can be reproduced.
> It is possible to create files on a read-only mounted msdos
> partition. I can reproduce this bug only on msdos filesystems. 
> I assume this is still in 1.4.1  and in current.

This seems to be bug of msdosfs_setattr() to be sane enough (at least
comparing to ufs_setattr()). RO fs is not checked at all in
msdofs_setattr().  At least this is the only difference I can see.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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