[pve-devel] [PATCH container] fix #3367: skip bind mounts when converting to template

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Mon Jun 21 10:41:08 CEST 2021

On Tue, Apr 06, 2021 at 08:26:50AM +0200, Fabian Ebner wrote:
> It turns out that we do not yet allow cloning from container templates with
> bind mounts. So in a sense container templates with bind mounts are
> currently misconfigured, and this patch would make it easier to get there...
> Should I send a v2 with a patch making cloning from such templates possible,
> or were there some concerns to not allow it in the first place? There is a
>     # TODO: allow bind mounts?
> comment in the clone API call.

It's mostly that bind mounts are generally root-only.

Silently dropping them when converting to a template seems awkward, I'd
rather have this throw an error, too.

(Also remember that containers don't need to be templates to be cloned.)

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