Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 04:23:12 EST

On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 11:16:18AM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> The most important difference between orinary filesystems and FUSE is
> the fact, that the filesystem data/metadata is provided by a userspace
> process run with the privileges of the mount "owner" instead of the
> kernel, or some remote entity usually running with elevated
> privileges.

define "mount owner". Right now mount requires CAP_SYS_ADMIN which means
fairly privilegued. Having some kind of user mounts would be nice, but
needs a fair amount of auditing first.

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