From: Martin Josefsson (gandalf_at_wlug.westbo.se)
Date: Tue 05 Mar 2002 - 19:13:50 GMT
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Martin Josefsson (gandalf_at_wlug.westbo.se) wrote:
> > On 5 Mar 2002, klavs klavsen wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > I hope so too.. Until then it seems I have to repartition my disk (which
> > > for now has one big / and only a /var seperate partition - 3gb disk
> > > only), or have duplicates and check for with diff once in a while..
> > >
> > > I found this link (with some pointing from friends):
> > > http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&selm=linux.kernel.Pine.LNX.4.33L.0110291504380.22127-100000%40duckman.distro.conectiva
> > >
> > > it dates 29. oct 2001. according to it, something called a namespace
> > > patch has to be integrated more into the kernel.
> > >
> > > Do you know if this has been done?
> > Don't really know as I havn't seen the namespace patch but I have had to
> > modify namespace.c a lot in order to have per mount ro/rw settings, the
> > problem I have now is that permissions is decided by only looking at the
> > inode and not which vfsmount the request was made to... that part has to
> > change, and my patch is extremely ugly right now...
> The namespace changes are in 2.5, and the permission() changes (to pass
> essentially dentry/vfsmount pair instead of just inode) is pending for
> 2.5. I'm not sure how much of this will make it back into 2.4 mainline,
> but a backport is always possible ;-)
That sounds wonderful, I hope it will happen soon.
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