Subject: Re: Layered file system issues - please report
To: Aidan Kehoe <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/12/2003 04:01:34
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 08:40:39AM +0100, Aidan Kehoe wrote:
>  Ar an 11? l? de m? 5, scr?obh Sean Davis :
>  > I noticed something when having my source tree union mounted: even though
>  > the source tree itself (ie the real files/directories under the union mount)
>  > were all owned by dive, dive could not create files in directories on the
>  > union mount. I didn't investigate it much further because I didn't feel like
>  > having to su to root every time I wanted to stick a file somewhere.
> I think that may depend on who does the mounting. I do 

Yes, I thought that as well. But, IMHO, it should depend on who owns the
files/directories underneath, not who does the mounting. I'm not sure I want
any user able to mount things.


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