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Date:   Thu,  7 Nov 2019 14:02:48 -0800
From:   Eric Biggers <>
Subject: [man-pages RFC PATCH] statx.2: document STATX_ATTR_VERITY

From: Eric Biggers <>

Document the verity attribute for statx().

Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>
 man2/statx.2 | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

RFC since the kernel patches are currently under review.
The kernel patches can be found here:

diff --git a/man2/statx.2 b/man2/statx.2
index d2f1b07b8..713bd1260 100644
--- a/man2/statx.2
+++ b/man2/statx.2
@@ -461,6 +461,10 @@ See
 A key is required for the file to be encrypted by the filesystem.
+The file has fs-verity enabled.  It cannot be written to, and all reads from it
+will be verified against a Merkle tree.
 On success, zero is returned.
 On error, \-1 is returned, and

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