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From: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
To: mtk.manpages@gmail.com
Cc: dhowells@redhat.com, Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	"linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>,
	linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] Add manpages for move_mount(2) and open_tree(2)
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 11:08:22 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <287644.1598263702@warthog.procyon.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKgNAkjHcxYpzVohhJnxcHXO4s-4Ti_pNsmTZrD-CMu-EUCOoA@mail.gmail.com>

Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> wrote:

> > +To access the source mount object or the destination mountpoint, no
> > +permissions are required on the object itself, but if either pathname is
> > +supplied, execute (search) permission is required on all of the directories
> > +specified in
> > +.IR from_pathname " or " to_pathname .
> > +.PP
> > +The caller does, however, require the appropriate capabilities or permission
> > +to effect a mount.
> 
> Maybe better: s/effect/create/

The mount has already been created.  We're moving/attaching it.  Maybe:

	The caller does, however, require the appropriate privilege (Linux:
	the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability) to move or attach mounts.

David


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-08-24 10:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-07 14:02 [PATCH 1/5] Add manpage for open_tree(2) David Howells
2020-08-07 14:02 ` [PATCH 2/5] Add manpages for move_mount(2) and open_tree(2) David Howells
2020-08-22 20:04   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-24 10:08   ` David Howells [this message]
2020-08-26  7:31     ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-07 14:02 ` [PATCH 3/5] Add manpage for fspick(2) David Howells
2020-08-22 20:05   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-07 14:02 ` [PATCH 4/5] Add manpage for fsopen(2) and fsmount(2) David Howells
2020-08-22 20:08   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-07 14:02 ` [PATCH 5/5] Add manpage for fsconfig(2) David Howells
2020-08-07 15:58   ` AW: " Walter Harms
2020-08-07 16:27   ` David Howells
2020-08-07 16:35     ` AW: " Walter Harms
2020-08-22 20:18   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-22 20:01 ` [PATCH 1/5] Add manpage for open_tree(2) Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)

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