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Re: [alpine-devel] fuse filesystems, non-root users, and grsecurity

From: Timo Teras <>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:45:54 +0200

On Thu, 05 Feb 2015 21:47:32 -0800
Chris Brannon <> wrote:

> Yesterday, I was trying to mount an sshfs filesystem with my regular
> user account, and I kept getting an error message saying: "bad
> mountpoint, permission denied".
> After lots of searching, I was still dumbfounded, until I had a flash
> of inspiration. I added my user to the readproc group, and voila, my
> problem went away after logging out and logging in to refresh my
> groups. Is there a better solution? It seems counterintuitive that I
> should have to be in the readproc group just to use sshfs.

Thanks for the bug report. I added a patch that should fix this. True
new fuse package available in 'edge'.

See also:


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