Re: Loopback (dir->dir) mounting (NOT -o loop)

From: Chris Evans (
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 05:21:30 EST

On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, Pavel Kankovsky wrote:

> Conclusion: I do not think it is responsible to introduce such a hazardous
> feature without giving the rest of the world a reasonable amount of time
> to adapt.

I agree. Is their strong user demand for this, or are we doing it "just
because we can"? If the latter then I suggest we keep the feature but
restore sys_mount() such that the first line is "if
!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN) :-)


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