> > That will surely confuse hell out of the backup utility. It is
> > probably going to confuse autoclean.
> And you allow your backups freely span the filesystem boundaries? I've
> learnt not to do it _really_ hard way. Even harder was the autocleaner -
> ever went "uh, /mnt is already busy, let's mount it for an hour under
> /tmp/foo... Oh, FSCK! Let's hope these tapes are alive and there goes
> my fscking weekend..."?
It is bad to allow backups over fs boundaries; but it is harmless if
you do not do "mistake". Oops. It used to be harmless. Now it is
security hole. If you *really* want to have that mount in 2.4.0, let
me know, and I'll make nice bugtraq announcement. Then we'll see how
many holes this added.
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