Re: mount --bind and -o [re: nosuid/noexec/nodev handling]

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 18:48:56 EST

On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> In article <> you wrote:
> >> mount --bind /home/luser /home/luser
> >> mount -o remount,noexec /home/luser
> Thats nice! For example on Debian GNU/Linux one can mount /var with noexec
> with the exceptin of /var/lib/dpkg/info/* because it contains all those
> installation scripts. (Well actually, this design decision is not that nice,
> but at least one can work around with your vfs mount option idea.

Same problem as with replacing /etc/alternatives symlink farms with
bindings - no support in Hurd. Considering somewhat erm... omnivorous
attitude of Hurd folks that may change at some point, but for now it's
a no-go.

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