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Re: CVS commit: src

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 08:59:48AM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> is extattr_namespace_access really necessary?
> uid-based priviledge check in userland is often a mistake.

For now it duplicates the same simple access check as in kernel: 
system attributes are restricted to root. This is just a helper function,
it is not exported. I immagine it could move to kernel when we introduce
more namespaces with different acces semantics. But we are not there yet.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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