V_* meta-symbols and locking

Marko Zec zec at icir.org
Wed Jun 18 19:57:01 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 18 June 2008 21:46:38 James Gritton wrote:
> Marko Zec wrote:
>  > The only thing I'd like to have
>  > as an option is to be able to spawn a new process in the target VM
>  > _without_ making it chrooted...
> If you mean creating a jail that's not chrooted, that's no problem.
> If you mean creating a jail that *is* chrooted, and then placing a
> process into that jail without chrooting it, that would be a breakage
> of the jail paradigm.  Hopefully you mean the former?

No, I want the later, as an option.  Given that the parent environment / 
jail completely controls the child anyhow, I don't think such an 
(optional) behavior would be too big a security issue.


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