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Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 17:49:11 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Cc:,  Ariadne Conill <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add posix_spawnattr_chroot_np()

* Rich Felker:

> I don't like that this is storing unbounded-size state in the
> attribute object, and the obvious solution to the first question (and
> the second) is that chroot should not be an attribute but a file
> action, the same way chdir (newly added) is.

I think a chroot action should be interspersed with other file actions,
so that file action are impacted by it.  For example, it enables
subsequent open actions to rely on the lookup-constraining properties of
chroot.  That's why I think it's useful.

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