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    SubjectRe: [patch 5/5] VFS: allow filesystem to override mknod capability checks
    On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 04:48:58PM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > Ah, OK. Well, that's what fuse would do with the above change. So
    > you are basically saying, the change is OK, but we want proper
    > unprivileged mounts first.

    Yes, that and that it should be a mount flag, not a file_system_type

    > I'm sure we don't want it by default.
    > For example if user bind mounts / onto /home/user/myroot (with 'nodev'
    > of couse), we still don't want mknod to work on that mount, for
    > obvious reasons.

    True, we'll have to deny it if there is any non-privilegued mount of
    the backing device possible. At this point it's getting rather nasty
    and I wonder whether it's really worth it..
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