[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "vfs: Add a mount flag to lock read only bind mounts" has been added to staging queue
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Wed Apr 3 23:03:27 UTC 2013
Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com> writes:
> This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled
> vfs: Add a mount flag to lock read only bind mounts
> to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree
> which can be found at:
> If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please
> reply to this email.
> For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see
This is harmless but the commit that makes this necessary is the commit
that allows unprivileged changes to the user namespace in 3.8 Aka:
Author: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>
Date: Thu Jul 26 21:42:03 2012 -0700
vfs: Allow unprivileged manipulation of the mount namespace.
So I believe this is a useless backport.
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