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Re: libtrivfs broken?

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: libtrivfs broken?
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:46:17 +0100
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On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 03:38:04PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> The node doesn't "belong to the user"; the filesystem does not know or
> care what access permissions are there in the upper-level filesystem.
> It is in *that* filesystem which the user is marked the owner; not in
> the running trivfs filesystem.
> So you need to ask the upper level filesystem for it: since you are the
> owner of the upper-level node, you can call file_getcontrol on the
> upper-level node.

I understand the point. But calling file_getcontrol() on the upper-level
node won't allow us to update the options of the trivfs translator AIUI.
Isn't there a way to do that without being root ?

Richard Braun

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