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Date:   Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:50:51 -0800
From:   Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...nel.org>
To:     mtk.manpages@...il.com
Cc:     linux-man@...r.kernel.org, linux-fscrypt@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [man-pages PATCH v2] statx.2: document STATX_ATTR_VERITY

On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 11:24:49AM -0800, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...gle.com>
> 
> Document the verity attribute for statx(), which was added in
> Linux 5.5.
> 
> For more context, see the fs-verity documentation:
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/filesystems/fsverity.html
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@...gle.com>
> ---
>  man2/statx.2 | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/man2/statx.2 b/man2/statx.2
> index d2f1b07b8..d015ee73d 100644
> --- a/man2/statx.2
> +++ b/man2/statx.2
> @@ -461,6 +461,11 @@ See
>  .TP
>  .B STATX_ATTR_ENCRYPTED
>  A key is required for the file to be encrypted by the filesystem.
> +.TP
> +.B STATX_ATTR_VERITY
> +Since Linux 5.5: the file has fs-verity enabled.  It cannot be written to, and
> +all reads from it will be verified against a cryptographic hash that covers the
> +entire file, e.g. via a Merkle tree.
>  .SH RETURN VALUE
>  On success, zero is returned.
>  On error, \-1 is returned, and
> -- 
> 2.25.0.341.g760bfbb309-goog
> 

Ping?  Michael, can you apply this man-pages patch?

- Eric

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