[Users] The future of OpenVZ: Virtuozzo Core

Keith Keller kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Dec 31 11:10:41 PST 2014

Hello James,

[big snip]

On 2014-12-28, James Bottomley <jbottomley at parallels.com> wrote:
> The goal is to reduce the size of the patch that has to be applied, but
> even if the patch diff reaches zero, we'd still have to build the
> supported kernel for you because supporting what someone else builds
> becomes a massive fishing expedition into how it was built and
> configured.  Also note that container development doesn't stop just
> because everything that was in OpenVZ has gone upstream, so the vzkernel
> will probably be the first one to contain the new features on upstream
> track and that alone, given that Parallels is the major developer of new
> container features, will probably keep the patch diff non-zero.
> However, as of kernel 3.14, enough of OpenVZ is upstream to bring up
> OpenVZ containers on the vanilla kernel.

I think this is a wonderful summary of the situation, and I expect will
be good enough for many current OpenVZ users (it should be for my
purposes).  Thanks so much for providing it for us!


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us

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