[Devel] Re: [RFC][PATCH 4/5] utsname namespaces: sysctl hack

Serge E. Hallyn serue at us.ibm.com
Thu Apr 20 10:05:59 PDT 2006

Quoting Sam Vilain (sam at vilain.net):
> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >>Is it time to ask for the utsname namespace patch to be tried out
> >>in -mm?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Can we please suggest a syscall interface?
> >  
> >
> What was wrong with the method of the one I posted / extracted from the
> Linux-VServer project? I mean, apart from the baggage which I intend to
> remove for the next posting.
> The concept was - have a single syscall with versioned subcommands. We
> can throw all of the namespace syscalls in there.
> Sam.

Well IIUC on the whole having one syscall multiplexing onto various
commands is frowned upon.  But please resubmit when you're ready, and
we'll see what ppl think of it.

Can you have a version on top of my utsname patches, hooking into the
utsname unsharing fn?


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