Re: sys_chroot+sys_fchdir Fix

From: David Newall
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 19:35:49 EST

Adrian Bunk wrote:
You are claiming "They went so far as to say that dot-dot wouldn't let you out"?

I phrased it in a somewhat conversational way. The promise, which I've now quoted from multiple sources, is expressed variously, including:
The dot-dot entry in the root directory is interpreted to mean the root directory itself. Thus, dot-dot cannot be used to access files outside the subtree rooted at the root directory.
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