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Re: libtrivfs broken?

From: Thomas Bushnell BSG
Subject: Re: libtrivfs broken?
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 19:02:44 -0800

On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 00:46 +0100, Richard Braun wrote:
> 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 ?

I apologize; I meant you should call file_get_translator_cntl on the
upper-level node.


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