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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE][PATCH] New fs to control access to system resources
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Hi,

Richard Gooch <rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca> writes:

> Olaf Dietsche writes:
> > To use this, you need to mount the file system and do a chown on the
> > appropriate ports:
> >
> > # mount -t accessfs none /mnt
> > # chown www /mnt/net/ipv4/bind/80
> > # chown mail /mnt/net/ipv4/bind/25
>
> Having to set the permissions like this on each boot seems a bit
> painful. Why not have permissions persistence like devfs has?

Well, for me it's a small script running at boot time. So, there's no
pain at all, unless planning or thinking in advance qualifies as pain ;-).

Seriously, this is a first cut. If there is real demand, I'll try to
come up with something. But I think, this will be a job for system
administrators or distribution builders. So, maybe a shell script with
fixed permissions will be sufficient. We will see.

First of all, I want to see, wether people like it at all or come up
alternative ideas.

Regards, Olaf.
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