Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 15:51:51 EST

> > 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.

Also mentioned in that thread quite a few times is the fact the the
clone() and unshare() modell does not solve people's requirements.

Care to read through that thread and suggest an alternative solution?

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