Podman is gaining rootless overlay support

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Podman is gaining rootless overlay support

What does a native overlayfs mean to you and your container workloads?
Dan Walsh
Sat, 6/12/2021 at 1:31pm

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Podman can use native overlay file system with the Linux kernel versions 5.13. Up until now, we have been using fuse-overlayfs. The kernel gained rootless support in the 5.11 kernel, but a bug prevented SELinux use with the file system; this bug was fixed in 5.13.

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