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Re: ShadowFS (status)

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: ShadowFS (status)
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 02:49:38 +0200
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On Sun, Aug 26, 2001 at 05:10:28PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > Importantly, that would get the permissions wrong.
> > 
> > No, not if shadowfs made the needed checks.
> Um, what makes you think shadowfs even has the ability to open the
> file?  It might be running with weaker permissions.

You are right.  shadowfs fundamentally can not do the lookup itself.
I was wrong suggesting it to Moritz in the first place. Sorry Moritz!


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