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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] disable virtfs compilation by default in upstream QEMU

On Fri, 8 Jun 2012, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] disable virtfs 
> compilation by default in upstream QEMU"):
> > Thanks! I was working on the wrong tree (QEMU 1.1 rather than QEMU
> > 1.0). Unfortunately the fix that went upstream for this compilation
> > issue is not suitable for 1.0 either, so we'll have to live with this
> > bug a little while longer.
> Forgive my ignorance, but now I want to know: what is virtfs ?  Is it
> a potential security issue which might allow guests to do something
> exciting ?

virtfs allows guest and host to share a folder. You can restrict
access to the folder in various ways:


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