Subject: Re: mount_ados
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/1994 13:08:15
>>>>> "Matthias" == Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Matthias> Hi Chris,
Matthias> you wrote in <199412032308.SAA00990@pain.lcs.mit.edu>:
>> The correct solution to this is to clone the access checking code
>> out of msdosfs, to allow users to mount ados file systems, and i'm
>> sure that if you presented a diff to do that, Chris Hopps would
>> apply it.
Matthias> Why in heaven's name should a user be able to mount
Matthias> filesystems ? There's no reason. And as I proved with my
Matthias> mail he can't even unmount them.
That's a bug, I think everyone agrees. On the question of the reason
why users should be able to mount filesystems, I think it's good that
users are able to mount self-supplied floppies. Or is that a security
problem? I don't think so.