Re: [PATCH][CFT] per-process namespaces for Linux

From: Marco d'Itri (md@Linux.IT)
Date: Mon Feb 26 2001 - 06:54:57 EST

On Feb 26, Alexander Viro <> wrote:

>There is no way to implement them without credentials' cache. Which needs
>to be done for many other reasons, but that's a separate patch and
>separate story. If it's done - no serious penalty involved. However,
>I doubt that we want a union on / itself. /dev - sure, /bin and /lib -
>maybe, but /... What for?
What I'd really like to do is remount / somewhere with mount --bind,
mount over it another skeleton file system which hides setuid programs
and some directories and then run a chrooted sshd in the new root.
If I'm not missing something, this would make creation of secure chroot
environments very easy.

>Tomorrow I'll try to catch Erik and talk with him about that. I'm not sure
>that I know anyone in Debian Install System Team (oh, boy... somebody sure
Just write to


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