Re: [PATCH] User chroot

From: Jorgen Cederlof (
Date: Fri Jun 29 2001 - 08:46:07 EST

On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 11:14:13 -0700, "H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
> > > If we only allow user chroots for processes that have never been
> > > chrooted before, and if the suid/sgid bits won't have any effect under
> > > the new root, it should be perfectly safe to allow any user to chroot.
> >
> > Hmm. Dos this work with initrd and root pivoting?
> At the moment, yes. Once Viro gets his root-changes in, this breaks,
> since ALL processes will be chrooted.

What are those changes, and how will they break user chroots?

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