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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 17:22:59 +0100
From:   Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
To:     David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
Cc:     torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
        Christian Brauner <christian@...uner.io>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] uapi, vfs: Change the mount API UAPI [ver #2]

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:52:04PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> 
> Hi Linus, Al,
> 
> Here are some patches that make changes to the mount API UAPI and two of
> them really need applying, before -rc1 - if they're going to be applied at
> all.

I'm fine with 2--4, but I'm not convinced that cloexec-by-default crusade
makes any sense.  Could somebody give coherent arguments in favour of
abandoning the existing conventions?

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