Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 04:27:57 EST

> > > I can't write a script that reads your mind. But I sure can write
> > > a script that finds out what you mounted in the other shells (with help
> > > of a little wrapper around the mount command).
> >
> > How do you bind mount it from a different namespace? You _do_ need
> > bind mount, since a new mount might require password input, etc...
> Not nessecarily. The filesystem gets called into ->get_sb for every mount,
> and can then decided whether to return an existing superblock instance or
> setup a new one. If the credentials for the new mount match an old one
> it can just reuse it. (e.g. for block based filesystem it will always reuse
> right now)

And if the credentials are checked in userspace (sshfs)?

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