Re: For the grub maintainers II
On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 09:53:30AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 08:32:02PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 03:03:40PM +0200, Felix Zielcke wrote:
> > > Note that we only Suggests: os-prober and not Recommend: it like Ubuntu
> > > does because of 491872
> > > So if anyone want to help that we Recommend it again, then help the
> > > os-prober maintainers to fix that bug.
> > I don't know the specifics, but wouldn't it be possible for os-prober to
> > create its own private mount name space (see clone(2), CLONE_NEWNS),
> > and do the probing inside that name space? That way the desktop
> > environments would not be able to intercept it.
> Excellent idea, thanks; I'm looking into doing this now.
FYI, using unshare(2) is easier than clone(2) for this purpose.