Re: [PATCH] cifs: handle termination of cifs oplockd kernel thread

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 02:35:09 EST

On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 01:18:19AM +0200, Bodo Eggert <> wrote:
> 4) Turn umounting own mounts into a non-privileged operation.
> As (AFAI see) the only thing that needs suid privileges is the umount
> operation, and it is granted if the user mounted it himself, you can as
> well do this simple check in the kernel.

Except that we don't have the concept of a mount owner at the VFS level
right now, because everyone is adding stupid suid wrapper hacks instead
of trying to fix the problems for real.

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