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Re: SanDisk USB stick problem

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 10:12:50AM +0000, Tixy wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-12-10 at 10:56 +0100, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:

> > I think the tencency is to mount untrusted file systems over FUSE,
> > due to the realisation that file system code wasn't designed with
> > malicious file system images in mind (remember? the time that code
> > got written, you had one hard disk firmly screwed into your beige
> > box computer), and on the hope that something exploding in user
> > space might be less devastating that having it explode in kernel
> > space...
> I can see there is good reasoning in that, perhaps that reasoning has
> been implemented by the components in Debian Bullseye. Does seem a
> little perverse though if it should be implemented just after Linux
> gains an exFAT kernel driver, a filesystem that only really exists for
> interoperability between devices (i.e. those that will be removable
> media).

I'd think exFAT lands as well in libguestfs, where it can be used
by FUSE. Code is, after all, code ;-)

 - t

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