Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] User namespace mount updates

From: James Morris
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 02:47:40 EST

On Wed, 18 Nov 2015, Richard Weinberger wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 4:13 PM, Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 09:05:12AM -0600, Seth Forshee wrote:
> >
> >> Yes, the host admin. I'm not talking about trusting the admin inside the
> >> container at all.
> >
> > Then why not have the same host admin just plain mount it when setting the
> > container up and be done with that? From the host namespace, before spawning
> > the docker instance or whatever framework you are using. IDGI...
> Because hosting companies sell containers as "full virtual machines"
> and customers expect to be able mount stuff like disk images they upload.

I don't think this is a valid reason for merging functionality into the

James Morris

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