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Date:   Fri, 13 Mar 2020 17:42:18 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH v4 27/69] namei: invert the meaning of WALK_FOLLOW

On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 4:56 PM Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> -          !(flags & WALK_FOLLOW || nd->flags & LOOKUP_FOLLOW) ||
> -          flags & WALK_NOFOLLOW) {
> +          ((flags & WALK_TRAILING) && !(nd->flags & LOOKUP_FOLLOW)) ||
> +          (flags & WALK_NOFOLLOW)) {

Oh, and here you fix the implicit precedence thing I was complaining
about earlier.

Maybe my original complaint had happened at this point, and I'd missed
the original place.

Likely.

            Linus

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