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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH RFC] Don't use CLONE_NEWUSER for now

On 02/09/2011 04:02 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> This patch assumes that noone really needs the user namespaces
>> to be enabled.  If that is wrong, then we can try a more
>> baroque patch where we create a file owned by a test userid with
>> 700 perms and, if we can't access it after setuid'ing to that
>> userid, then return 0.  Otherwise, assume we are using an
>> older, 'harmless' user namespace implementation.
>> Comments appreciated.  Is it ok to do this?
> Given what you describe on the UserNamespaces wiki page I believe
> this is the right thing todo in libvirt. There's no compelling
> reason why we were setting this flag in the first place, other
> than the fact that it existed & was thought todo something.



Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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