Subject: Re: MNT_NOSHARE for non-exportable fs [was: Removing tmpfs' experimental
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Cary G. Gray <Cary.G.Gray@wheaton.edu>
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..."