Subject: Re: Mount permissions
To: Ian Dall <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2000 11:48:59
Ian Dall wrote:
> I tend to agree with putting things like this in user land if possible.
> It is certainly more flexible. I just thought that the kernel restriction
> could be relaxed a bit with no detriment. But then I forgot about the 't'
> bit ;-(.
> For reference, a quick experiment on linux shows that permission is
> denied if the 't' bit is set.

Any reason why we can't do the same ? I for one think that relaxing the
restriction on mount directory would be good think to do. Do we
risk anything by doing so ?