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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Make /proc/sys inodes be owned by global root.
On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 08:48:11AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Luis Chamberlain <> writes:
> > The logic seems sensible then, but are we implicating what a container
> > does with its sysctl values onto the entire system? If so, sure, it
> > seems you want this for networking purposes as there are a series of
> > sysctl values a container may want to muck with, but are we sure we
> > want the same for *all* sysctl entries?
> No. Please look at the patch again. It sets the default uid and gid
> for sysctl entries to 0. AKA GLOBAL_ROOT_UID and GLOBAL_ROOT_GID
> because there is a bug and they were not set to that value.
> Those are the uids and gids that are tested agasint. It just happens
> you have to be in a weird configuration for this bug to become a problem.

Thanks, then provided the commit lot is modified:

Acked-by: Luis Chamberlain <>


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