cvs commit: src/sys/ufs/ufs ufs_inode.c

Christian S.J. Peron csjp at
Fri Sep 23 14:04:02 PDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 08:49:57PM +0000, Xin LI wrote:
>   Log:
>   Restore a historical ufs_inactive behavior that has been changed
>   in rev. 1.40 of ufs_inode.c, which allows an inode being truncated
>   even when the filesystem itself is marked RDONLY.  A subsequent
>   call of UFS_TRUNCATE (ffs_truncate) would panic the system as it
>   asserts that it can only be called when the filesystem is mounted
>   read-write (same changeset, rev. 1.74 of sys/ufs/ffs/ffs_inode.c).

Just to make sure that I am understanding you correctly here: You have
restored a behaviour which can result in inode truncation, even on read
only filesystems? Or you removed this behaviour?

Christian S.J. Peron
csjp at FreeBSD.ORG
FreeBSD Committer
FreeBSD Security Team

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