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Re: GSoC ideas

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: GSoC ideas
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 11:12:27 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Ludovic Courtès, on Wed 02 Mar 2016 11:09:28 +0100, wrote:
> Manolis Ragkousis <manolis837@gmail.com> skribis:
> > 1) Merge wip-hurd branch.
> > 2) Make the daemon handle chroot builds on the Hurd.
> > Note here that on the Hurd, one does not need to be root to achieve
> > isolation, so I should change the daemon to use this capability.
> I think an ideal situation would be if libc provides ‘mount’ and
> ‘umount’, with MS_BIND implemented in terms of firmlinks.
> I remember Roland was not thrilled with the idea of adding ‘mount’ and
> ‘umount’, but it would clearly help porting.

It can both help and hurt. Roland's concern is that we will probably not
want to provide a mount() that behaves like Linux, because in some cases
it may just not even make sense. So the "ported" software that would try
to use it would just fail.


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