Package Details: shiftfs 20200804-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/shiftfs.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: shiftfs
Description: kernel module that provides a kernel filesystem for uid/gid shifting; version for default Arch kernel
Upstream URL: https://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux/+git/groovy/tree/fs/shiftfs.c
Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: G3ro
Maintainer: G3ro
Last Packager: G3ro
Votes: 0
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2020-09-28 22:04
Last Updated: 2020-09-29 19:49

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G3ro commented on 2020-09-28 22:17

Details:

shiftfs is a kernel filesystem for uid/gid-shifting.
It is used by LXD for example.

More Details in the official LXD forum:
https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/trying-out-shiftfs/5155
https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/lxd-usecases-of-shiftfs-volume-disk-share/7735

Report on the initial implementation in the Ubuntu Kernel repo:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1823186


Usage in LXD:

If you use the LXD package from the Arch Repos, shiftfs will be enabled by default. You can check whether it is enabled with "lxc info" (look for: shiftfs: "true").

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G3ro commented on 2020-09-28 22:17

Details:

shiftfs is a kernel filesystem for uid/gid-shifting.
It is used by LXD for example.

More Details in the official LXD forum:
https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/trying-out-shiftfs/5155
https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/lxd-usecases-of-shiftfs-volume-disk-share/7735

Report on the initial implementation in the Ubuntu Kernel repo:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1823186


Usage in LXD:

If you use the LXD package from the Arch Repos, shiftfs will be enabled by default. You can check whether it is enabled with "lxc info" (look for: shiftfs: "true").