[lustre-devel] [PATCH v2] staging: lustre: llite: Replace the symbolic file permission mode with the numeric one

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Sun Jun 11 00:44:41 PDT 2017

On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 02:48:34PM +0300, Roman Storozhenko wrote:
> Replaces S_IRWXUGO with 0777. The reason is that symbolic permissions
> considered harmful:
> https://lwn.net/Articles/696229/
> The second version of that patch fixes the mistype in the first version.
> There were "0007" in the description instead of correct "0777" value.
> Thanks to Cory Spitz, who pointed out this error here:
> http://lists.lustre.org/pipermail/lustre-devel-lustre.org/2017-June/005726.html

This info doesn't need to be in the patch itself, it should go below the
--- line.

Please fix up and resend.

And also don't make your v3 of the patch with the same exact message-id
of the previous ones.  That's ripe for getting automatically deleted by
mail filters and email clients.


greg k-h

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