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    SubjectRe: CLONE_NEWUTS documentation
    Quoting Michael Kerrisk (mtk-manpages@gmx.net):
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    >
    > Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    > > Michael Kerrisk <mtk-manpages@gmx.net> writes:
    > >
    > >> Hello Serge,
    > >>
    > >> In 2.6.19, your patch to add support for CLONE_NEWUTS was included. Is
    > >> there there some for-userland-programmers documentation of this flag
    > >> somewhere? Would you be able to send some documentation to me (ideally as
    > >> a patch to the clone.2 man page, but otherwise some plain text will do).
    > >>
    > >> If this flag is also supported for unshare(), then could you please send me
    > >> a patch/text for that too?
    > >
    > > Again a short summary
    > >
    > > The utsname namespace encapsulates the global kernel identification stored
    > > in struct utsname returned from uname(2).
    > >
    > > It is a very trivial namespace but it allows you to set multiple hostnames
    > > and nis domainnames on the same machine.
    >
    > Thanks Eric.
    >
    > And a further question: is CLONE_NEWUTS implemented for unshare()?

    Yes, it is. And unlike CLONE_FS but like CONE_NEWNS, it has the same
    meaning for unshare as for clone.

    thanks,
    -serge
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