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bug #28408: unionmount doesn't reauthenticate handle to mountee on setauth()

Submitter:  Carl Fredrik Hammar <hammy>
Submitted:  Sat 26 Dec 2009 03:59:33 PM UTC
Category:  Hurd Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
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Open/Closed:  Open Reproducibility:  None
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Sat 26 Dec 2009 03:59:33 PM UTC, original submission:  

When changing auth port, which could happen at the request of another
process in a signal-like manner, unionmount does not reauthenticate
its handle to the mounted filesystem.  One way to fix this would be
to use a file descriptor instead of a port and let glibc handle the

I can't help but think this issue has been overlooked in other translators
as well, so it might be a good idea to investigate this further before
closing this bug.

Carl Fredrik Hammar <hammy>
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