On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 11:33 +0100, Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote:
On Ter, 2007-09-18 at 11:34 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Might be the case. But as I said: I'm not the maintainer anymore. Talk
> to him about it (and maybe those core-fedora developers that vetoed
> SUID-root fuse back then).
Somewhat uninformed opinion but: can't D-Bus system activation with its
suid helper be used to do a fuse mount thus making the fuse binaries not
needing to have any extraordinary bit set? There could be a D-Bus policy
file that admins could edit and by default only console (local) users
should be allowed to use this "mount service".
What your proposing is a quite a large change in how fuse works. I don't
quite see the advantage of doing it just to use a different setuid