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

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 10:04:16 EST

Am 19.11.2015 um 15:21 schrieb Serge E. Hallyn:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 08:53:26AM +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>> Am 19.11.2015 um 08:47 schrieb James Morris:
>>> 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
>>> kernel.
>> Erm, I don't want this in the kernel. That's why I've proposed the lklfuse approach.
> That would require the fuse-in-containers functionality, right?

Still a less large attack surface. :-)

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