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From: Christian Brauner <>
To: David Howells <>
Cc:, Miklos Szeredi <>,
	lkml <>,
	"" <>,
	Petr Vorel <>,
	linux-man <>
Subject: Re: Setting mount propagation type in new mount API
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 16:42:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200518144212.xpfjlajgwzwhlq7r@wittgenstein> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 03:30:34PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <> wrote:
> > I've been looking at the new mount API (fsopen(), fsconfig(),
> > fsmount(), move_mount(), etc.) and among the details that remain
> > mysterious to me is this: how does one set the propagation type
> > (private/shared/slave/unbindable) of a new mount and change the
> > propagation type of an existing mount?
> Christian said he was going to have a go at writing mount_setattr().  It's not
> trivial as it has to be able to handle AT_RECURSIVE.

Right, I've put this on my roadmap now. It's becoming more urgent for us
too since I've already switched over a few bits to the new mount api to
make use of detached/anonymous mounts.
I've planned to start working on a version early next week.


      reply	other threads:[~2020-05-18 14:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-15 11:40 Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-05-15 13:04 ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-15 13:18   ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-18 14:30 ` David Howells
2020-05-18 14:42   ` Christian Brauner [this message]

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