please add aufs/overlayfs/unionfs support to android based kernels

Bug #1076317 reported by Colin Watson on 2012-11-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-nexus7
High
Paolo Pisati
linux-nexus7 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

It'd be helpful to have overlayfs support in linux-nexus7. My immediate (obviously developer-oriented) use case is running sbuild, but there are lots of other interesting copy-on-write tricks you can pull with overlayfs.

CVE References

Jani Monoses (jani) on 2012-11-08
Changed in ubuntu-nexus7:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: kernel mobile nexus7
Changed in ubuntu-nexus7:
assignee: nobody → Jani Monoses (jani)
tags: added: nexus7-kernel
summary: - overlayfs support
+ please add aufs/overlayfs/unionfs support to android based kernels
Paolo Pisati (p-pisati) on 2013-03-13
Changed in ubuntu-nexus7:
assignee: Jani Monoses (jani) → Paolo Pisati (p-pisati)
Paolo Pisati (p-pisati) on 2013-03-19
Changed in linux-nexus7 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-nexus7 - 3.1.10-10.28

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linux-nexus7 (3.1.10-10.28) raring; urgency=low

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- overlayfs: add statfs support
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- overlayfs: apply device cgroup and security
    permissions to overlay files
    - LP: #1076317, #915941, #918212
    - CVE-2012-0055
  * [packaging] Rename from linaro to nexus7 -- part 2

  [ Erez Zadok ]

  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- overlayfs: implement show_options
    - LP: #1076317

  [ Miklos Szeredi ]

  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- vfs: pass struct path to __dentry_open()
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- vfs: add i_op->open()
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- vfs: export do_splice_direct() to modules
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- vfs: introduce clone_private_mount()
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- overlay filesystem
    - LP: #1076317
  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- fs: limit filesystem stacking depth
    - LP: #1076317

  [ Neil Brown ]

  * ubuntu: overlayfs -- overlay: overlay filesystem documentation
    - LP: #1076317

  [ Paolo Pisati ]

  * [Config] OVERLAYFS_FS=m
    - LP: #1076317
  * SAUCE: compilation fix for missing symbols
    - LP: #1076317

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * Rebased against git://phablet.ubuntu.com/CyanogenMod/android_kernel_asus_grouper.git phablet-10.1
  * Updated configs to be more device consistent with
    arch/arm/configs/cyanogenmod_grouper_defconfig
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Porting#Kernel
    http://phablet.ubuntu.com/gitweb?p=CyanogenMod/android_kernel_asus_grouper.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/phablet-10.1
  * Pull config changes from git://phablet.ubuntu.com/CyanogenMod/android_kernel_asus_grouper.git phablet-10.1
    CONFIG_NAMESPACES=y
    CONFIG_UTS_NS=y
    CONFIG_IPC_NS=y
    CONFIG_USER_NS=y
    CONFIG_PID_NS=y
    CONFIG_NET_NS=y
    CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
    CONFIG_DEVPTS_MULTIPLE_INSTANCES=y
    CONFIG_DNOTIFY=y
    CONFIG_FANOTIFY=y
    CONFIG_FANOTIFY_ACCESS_PERMISSIONS=y
    ONFIG_ANDROID_PARANOID_NETWORK=n
    ONFIG_DEVPTS_MULTIPLE_INSTANCES=y
    CONFIG_SYSVIPC=y
  * [packaging] Rename from linaro to nexus7
 -- Tim Gardner <email address hidden> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:55:02 -0700

Changed in linux-nexus7 (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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