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Date:	Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:27:09 -0700
From:	Kamal Mostafa <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
Cc:	Dave Chinner <>,,,,
	Dwight Engen <>, Ben Myers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.8 076/116] xfs: ioctl check for capabilities in the
 current user namespace

On Wed, 2014-07-23 at 18:51 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> The fs,userns: Chage inode_capable to capable_wrt_inode_uidgid is
> appropriate for 3.8.  I think that one is applicable all of the way
> back to 3.4
> I don't know if xfs in 3.8 called inode_capable in xfs and if it didn't
> you can remove that hunk.

Okay, yup, that's what was done in the 3.10-stable port which I should
have found and used in the first place.

So I have now queued that (fs,userns: Change inode_capable to
capable_wrt_inode_uidgid) up again for 3.8-stable.

Thanks very much, Eric.  I appreciate you not letting this one slip past


>   To keep things very simple you could just
> skip the rename of inode_capable to capable_wrt_uidgid and just
> include the one line change to add kgid_has_mapping.
> But that bug fix is very much applicable to older kernels.
> Eric

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