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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.

what's wrong with just letting the kernel decide and handle EPERM?


> -- 
> Emmanuel Dreyfus

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