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SubjectRe: [patch] kernel sysfs events layer
On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 17:26 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 14:23 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > We aren't giving absolute /dev entries here, that's the beauty of the
> > kobject tree :)
> Not that I agree, but I don't think it is the absolute /dev entries that
> bother him: it is the fact that knowledge of the mount itself is an
> information leak.
> Which it is. As root, in my name space, I should rest in the knowledge
> that my mounts are secret, I guess. But I just do not see it as a big
> problem.

Anyone can watch the refcount on the fs-modules, they increment on every
device claim. Is that a leak in your eyes too :)


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