|From:||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org>|
|To:||Jan Kara <jack-AT-suse.cz>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] vfs: Fix O_NOFOLLOW behavior for paths with trailing slashes|
|Date:||Thu, 13 May 2010 08:24:59 -0700 (PDT)|
|Cc:||LKML <linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org>, linux-fsdevel-AT-vger.kernel.org, stable-AT-kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org>, Al Viro <viro-AT-zeniv.linux.org.uk>|
On Thu, 13 May 2010, Jan Kara wrote: > > According to specification > mkdir d; ln -s d a; open("a/", O_NOFOLLOW | O_RDONLY) > should return success but currently it did return ELOOP. Fix the code to ignore > O_NOFOLLOW in case the provided path has trailing slashes. This is a regression > caused by path lookup cleanup patch series. > > CC: firstname.lastname@example.org Hmm? Is this correct? Isn't the bug introduced in this merge window, and thus not relevant for stable? Linus
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