[PATCH 1/6] user namespace : add the framework

Serge E. Hallyn serue at us.ibm.com
Mon Jul 16 08:27:49 PDT 2007


Quoting David Howells (dhowells at redhat.com):
> Serge E. Hallyn <serue at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
> > There is the root_user_keyring stuff - David, is that only special cased
> > so that root's keys can be statically allocated?
> 
> It's because the boot processes start up with UID 0, and the user_struct for
> UID 0 is statically allocated (root_user).

Right - thanks David.

-serge


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