Re: mount -u -r drops nosuid ?

From: Andriy Gapon (avg_at_icyb.net.ua)
Date: 11/21/05

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    To: Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-security-local@be-well.ilk.org>
    
    

    on 21/11/2005 15:43 Lowell Gilbert said the following:
    > The behaviour is explicitly documented.
    >
    > I think it is safer (less room to shoot yourself in the foot) to have
    > the flags be exactly the ones you specified in the remount (no more,
    > no less) than to have to know exactly what the state was beforehand.
    > But clearly it's possible to surprise the operator either way.

    Actually, somebody (Vasiliy <security@gugol.ru>) off the list tought me
     about -o current option to mount. Really useful, I wonder how I managed
    to not notice it so far. Thanks Vasily!

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    Andriy Gapon
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