[OpenWrt-Devel] Jails current broken due to not following symlinks

Daniel Dickinson openwrt at daniel.thecshore.com
Thu Oct 8 00:01:50 EDT 2015

Hi again,

It turns out the problem isn't Etienne's code, it is the fstools update 
in revision 47083.

This causes symlinks to not be followed which breaks procd-jail even 
though the real issue is that procd-jail was in fact only working due to 
broken behaviour.



On 2015-10-07 11:16 PM, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> Hi all,
> In Chaos Calmer revision 46996 which bumps procd to latest git breaks
> jails because Etienne's code fails to follow symlinks.
> This is a major problem because especially for libraries symlinks are
> what is reported int the ELF header (and for busybox 'binaries', or
> other multicall binaries failure to follow symlinks also fails).
> This results in jails failing with ENOENT due to inability to find the
> needed binaries.
> Regards,
> Daniel
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