Bug #44

nullfs mount ignores readonly flag

Added by dillon over 8 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

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I expect there will be things that need working on. That's one of
them. Hmm. We will probably have to hold the namecache entry for
normal files and use the namecache's mount point to check for the
read-only filesystem status. No biggy (we already do this for
directories to maintain the CD path), but it may take a few days to

Matthew Dillon

:A few experiments on 1.5 nullfs showed that it ignores the read-only flag:
:/mnt: mkdir 1 2
:/mnt: mount_null -o ro /mnt/1 /mnt/2
:/mnt: mount
:/mnt/1 on /mnt/2 (null, local, read-only)
:/mnt: cd /mnt/1
:/mnt/1: echo > k
:/mnt/1: cd /mnt/2
:/mnt/2: rm k
:/mnt/2: ls
:/mnt/2: cd /mnt/1
:/mnt/1: ls -ltr
:total 0
:I could delete a file on a read-only filesystem. Oops.
:Regards, David.


#1 Updated by corecode over 8 years ago

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