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SubjectRe: [patch] kernel sysfs events layer
On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 03:21:04AM +0200, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 05:38:39PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 14:34 -0700, Tim Hockin wrote:
> >
> > > It's a can of worms, is what it is. And I'm not sure what a good fix
> > > would be. Would it just be enough to send a generic "mount-table changed"
> > > event, and let userspace figure out the rest?
> >
> > "Can of worms" is a tough description for something that there is no
> > practical security issue for, just a lot of hand waving. No one even
> > uses name spaces.
>
> ah, sorry, that is wrong, we (linux-vserver)
> _do_ use namespaces extensively, and probably
> other 'jail' solutions will use it too ...

Great. So, how do you handle the /sbin/hotplug call today? How would
you want to handle this kevent notifier?

thanks,

greg k-h
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