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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/5] uts namespaces: Introduction
    Quoting Eric W. Biederman (
    > "Serge E. Hallyn" <> writes:
    > > Introduce utsname namespaces. Instead of a single system_utsname
    > > containing hostname domainname etc, a process can request it's
    > > copy of the uts info to be cloned. The data will be copied from
    > > it's original, but any further changes will not be seen by processes
    > > which are not it's children, and vice versa.
    > >
    > > This is useful, for instance, for vserver/openvz, which can now clone
    > > a new uts namespace for each new virtual server.
    > >
    > > This patchset is based on Kirill Korotaev's Mar 24 submission, taking
    > > comments (in particular from James Morris and Eric Biederman) into
    > > account.
    > >
    > > Some performance results are attached. I was mainly curious whether
    > > it would be worth putting the task_struct->uts_ns pointer inside
    > > a #ifdef CONFIG_UTS_NS. The result show that leaving it in when
    > > CONFIG_UTS_NS=n has negligable performance impact, so that is the
    > > approach this patch takes.
    > Ok. This looks like the best version so far.
    > I like the utsname() function thing to shorten the
    > idiom of current->uts_ns->name.
    > We probably want to introduce utsname() and an init_utsname()
    > before any of the other changes, and then perform the substitutions,

    This is the same as what Sam is saying, right? Just making sure I

    > before we actually change the code so the patchset can make it
    > through a git-bisect. This will also allows for something

    Ok, I've finally got the rest of git doing my bidding, I'll go read
    up on git-bisect.

    thanks for the comments,
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