Subject: Re: MNT_NOSHARE for non-exportable fs [was: Removing tmpfs'
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2006 08:07:40
On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 14:57:52 +0200, Elad Efrat <> wrote:

> off-list
> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > can you consider to revert the change?
> was there really a consensus against it?
> the last mail on this thread is mine:
> and there's an open question in it (to smb@)...
Sorry, I thought I'd answered.

No, I don't have an answer I'm happy with; I regard it as a research
question.  I stand by the main point in the note of mine you were
responding to: "no export" as a security flag is a bad idea. 

		--Steven M. Bellovin,