Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 15:20:49 EST

On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 10:08:13PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> This simple patch adds support for private (or invisible) mounts. The
> rationale is to allow mounts to be private for a user but still in the
> global namespace.

As mentioned in the last -fsdevel thread a few times the idea of per-user
mounts is fundamentally flawed. Crossing a namespace boundary must be
explicit - using clone or a new unshare() syscall.

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