Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 06:49:23 EST

On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Jan Hudec wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 17:17:35 +0200, Bodo Eggert <> wrote:

> > With attachable namespaces, the whole thing should be as simple as
> > (pseudocode)
> > mknamespace -p users/$UID # (like mkdir -p)
> > setnamespace users/$UID # (like cd)
> Well, yes and no. We should probably just have a syscall
> int join_namespace(pid_t pid)
> which would join the namespace process pid uses. And then have a PAM
> session module, that would attach the namespace of the first user's
> session (creating new namespace if this is the first session).

This will help for the fuse case, but since namespaces are hierarchical
(as I understand them), you can as well make the structure visible and
thereby turn a feature for one user into a feature for general use.
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