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[v2,07/10] ovl: do not fail when setting origin xattr

Message ID 20201207163255.564116-8-mszeredi@redhat.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series allow unprivileged overlay mounts | expand

Commit Message

Miklos Szeredi Dec. 7, 2020, 4:32 p.m. UTC
Comment above call already says this, but only EOPNOTSUPP is ignored, other
failures are not.

For example setting "user.*" will fail with EPERM on symlink/special.

Ignore this error as well.

Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>
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 fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c b/fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c
index 955ecd4030f0..8a7ef40d98f8 100644
--- a/fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c
+++ b/fs/overlayfs/copy_up.c
@@ -352,7 +352,8 @@  int ovl_set_origin(struct dentry *dentry, struct dentry *lower,
 				 fh ? fh->fb.len : 0, 0);
 	kfree(fh);
 
-	return err;
+	/* Ignore -EPERM from setting "user.*" on symlink/special */
+	return err == -EPERM ? 0 : err;
 }
 
 /* Store file handle of @upper dir in @index dir entry */