Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Bryan Henderson
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 12:12:16 EST

>> >mknamespace -p users/$UID # (like mkdir -p)
>> >setnamespace users/$UID # (like cd)
>> ^^^^^^^^
>> You realize that 'cd' is a shell command, and has to be, I hope. That
>> little fact has thrown a wrench into many of the ideas in this thread.
>I suppose it will be called by the login process or by wrappers like

Just to be clear, then: this idea is fundamentally different from the
mkdir/cd analogy the thread starts with above. And it misses one rather
important requirement compared to mkdir/cd: You can't add a new mount to
an existing shell.

Several more complicated schemes that may achieve that are being discussed
in this thread.

Bryan Henderson IBM Almaden Research Center
San Jose CA Filesystems

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