Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 15:24:14 EST


> > Exactly. So can we simply merge root-only fuse, and then worry
> > how to make it safe with user-mounted fuse. See your own unfsd example
> > why user-mounting is bad.
> >
> > One possible solution would be to have root-owned fused that
> > talks to user-owned fused-s and checks they are behaving correctly?
> It's very hard to do that. What should be the timeout for requests,
> so that valid filesystems don't break, yet it's not possible to do a
> fairly ugly DoS? It's almost impossible I'd say.

You can still put those two lines into root-owned fused, where people
are less likely to notice them ;-).
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