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SubjectRe: [PATCH 21/22] honor r/w changes at do_remount() time

On Feb 9 2007 15:22, Andrew Morton wrote:
>On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 14:53:44 -0800
>Dave Hansen <> wrote:
>> This is the core of the read-only bind mount patch set.
>Who wants read-only bind mounts, and for what reason?

And another case could be, that some application modifies ~/.xyz, but the user
(with root's help) does not want that:

mount --bind -r ~/.xyz ~/.xyz

chmoding out the w bits does not always work, as programs might tamper with the
permissions of ~/.xyz itself... so a ro mount seems to be best.

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