Francois Simond curio at
Thu Sep 14 19:07:22 MSD 2006

Igor Sysoev a écrit :
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Francois Simond wrote:
>> Something about the new O_NOATIME ?
> Yes, to use O_NOATIME process must have the CAP_FOWNER capability:
> It's seems that O_NOATIME should be backed out. Here is the patch.

Thank you Igor !

Finally that's quite logical: another user cannot read a file you own 
without updating the file atime.
It looks like a kernel security feature.

François Simond
freelance web developer and consultant

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