Re: [PATCH] User chroot

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 02:19:46 EST

On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 09:40:36PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:

> You need /dev/zero to get anywhere near the normal behaviour of the
> system.

Not commenting on the original patch, I think requiring /dev/zero for
a 'usable' system should be considered a [g]libc bug. /dev/zero should
be present, but if not, [g]libc should have fall-back mechanisms to
deal with things.

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