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Re: coreutils-8.20.patch003

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: coreutils-8.20.patch003
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:10:03 -0700
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On 02/10/2013 11:36 AM, Alexey Potehin wrote:
> Hello people!
> This is path for chown speedup (chown only if (newuid != olduid) and
> (newgid != oldgid)), in attach too:

Again, I don't think this is a good idea, as chown() may have side
effects on ACLs even when there is no apparent change in ownership.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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