RFC: don't allow any access to unexported mounts for NFSv4

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sat Jun 18 09:55:14 UTC 2011

On Fri, 17 Jun 2011 11:41:24 -0400 (EDT) Rick Macklem
<rmacklem at uoguelph.ca> wrote:

> > The workarounds you propose contradict everything people are used
> > to. They are not easy or you need to care what you put in the parent
> > directories of the one you want to export. It basically means that
> > you can only use NFSv4 on newly setup systems, upgraded or migrated
> > ones look out of the question (yes, I'm over-simplificating a bit).
> > 
> > I really hope someone can come up with a fix for this, else it would
> > mean I would not use NFSv4 anywhere.
> > 
> Ok, can I assume that's a vote for "leave the hack in"?

If the pain to let the hack in is not too big: yes, please let it in.


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