Subject: Re: exports nfs fstab mountd yadda yadda yadda
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/16/2000 10:07:46
On Tue, 15 Feb 2000, Michael Richardson wrote:

>   The way that NFS works is that if you have exported any directory in the
> file system, then from a security point of view, you have exported all of them.
>   NFS is too closely mapped on BSD systems to FFS to make it easy to change
> this. NetBSD is making this security issue explicit. I'm not sure I agree,
> but I can see the argument.

	Can we at least document this clearly in the exports() manpage?