Subject: Re: MNT_NOSHARE for non-exportable fs [was: Removing tmpfs' experimental
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Cary G. Gray <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/03/2006 14:35:59
On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Also... would it be reasonable to let the administrator override that
> flag through a mount option (on a per-fs basis)?  This way we'd ensure
> the admin is well aware that problems may appear if he finally decides
> to export the file system.

The override, if any, should be a property of the (NFS) export rather than 
the mount: "I know that the underlying filesystem doesn't do what the 
protocol requires, but..."

 	Cary Gray