[patch 5/9] unprivileged mounts: allow unprivileged bind mounts

Dave Hansen haveblue at us.ibm.com
Tue Jan 8 11:15:10 PST 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 20:08 +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> The logic behind EPERM, is that this failure is only for unprivileged
> callers.  ENOMEM is too specifically about OOM.  It could be changed
> to ENOSPC, ENFILE, EMFILE, or it could remain EPERM.  What do others
> think? 

Since you're patching mount anyway, maybe you could add a little pointer
for people to go check the sysctl if they get a certain error code back
from here.

-- Dave

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