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SubjectRe: [PATCH] User chroot
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Followup to:  <83fdx$Z1w-B@khms.westfalen.de>
By author: kaih@khms.westfalen.de (Kai Henningsen)
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> jc@lysator.liu.se (Jorgen Cederlof) wrote on 27.06.01 in <20010627014534.B2654@ondska>:
>
> > 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.

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