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    SubjectRe: unprivileged mounts git tree
    Quoting Miklos Szeredi (
    > On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
    > > Ok, thanks. I look forward to playing around with it when you publish
    > > the resulting git tree :)
    > A couple of centuries later...
    >'s the updated git tree:
    > git:// unprivileged-mounts
    > Changes since the previous version:
    > - update to apply against latest git
    > - downgrade shared mounts to slave for unprivileged binds (if owners differ)
    > - don't allow unprivileged recursive binds
    > Serge, thanks again for testing and reviewing these patches!

    Well I see where a shared mount *should* be turned into a slave mount
    when bind-mounted as a user mount, but it doesn't seem to be happening.
    In particular, after doing a user mount of /mnt onto
    /home/hallyn/etc/mnt, /proc/self/mountinfo ends in:

    22 13 3:1 /mnt /mnt rw shared:1 - ext3 /dev/root
    23 13 3:1 /mnt /root/mnt rw shared:1 - ext3 /dev/root
    24 13 3:1 /mnt /home/hallyn/etc/mnt rw,user=500 shared:1 - ext3
    /dev/root rw,errors=continue,user_xattr,acl,data=ordered

    I assume this means that /mnt and /home/hallyn/etc/mnt are peers
    in peergroup 1?

    And indeed if hallyn does mount --bind /usr /home/hallyn/etc/mnt/usr,
    then /mnt/usr shows the contents of /usr.

    I see that in do_loopback() you are adding CL_SLAVE|CL_MAKE_SHARED to
    flags so I don't get what is going on. Still looking through the code.


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