Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] User namespace mount updates
From: Colin Walters
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 09:38:00 EST
On Thu, Nov 19, 2015, at 02:53 AM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Erm, I don't want this in the kernel. That's why I've proposed the lklfuse approach.
I already said this before but just to repeat, since I'm confused:
How would "lklfuse" be different from http://libguestfs.org/
which we at Red Hat (and a number of other organizations)
use quite widely now for build systems, debugging etc.
In the end it's just running the kernel in KVM with a custom protocol,
with support for non-filesystem things like "install a bootloader",
and it already supports FUSE.
I'm pretty firmly with Al here - the attack surface increase here
is too great, and we'd likely turn this off if it even did make it
into the kernel.
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