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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] implement uid mount option for ext2 and ext3
Hi!

> > Hint: This *same exact* problem has been an issue for NFS for at least 25
> > years. Might want to think about (a) why Yellow Pages (and later LDAP) was
> > developed, and (b) why NFS "root squash" traditionally maps to "nobody" rather
> > than a usable UID.
>
> I don't see how that helps us here. Sure, a uid != 0 could be used
> for the mapping but which one? The uid of user 'nobody' is not the
> same across distros.

So just use -1 ? Having it map to root is dangerous AFAICT.
Pavel

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