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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4][RFC] netns: sysfs: add a netns suffix to net device sysfs entries
    Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    > Benjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@bull.net> writes:
    >
    >> Support for network namespaces in mainline is pretty complete for
    >> some time now, but there is still this issue with sysfs that prevents
    >> more people to use it easily.
    >
    > Ben your patchset is completely inappropriate.
    >
    > Temporarily adding elements to the ABI that we intend to remove
    > is not a proper solution to this problem.

    In fact, I feared that would be an issue before I sent the patches.
    Thanks for confirming this.

    But, as this alternative was discussed a bit after Al's comments on your
    last patches, I had to give it a try and code a proof-of-concept.

    Benjamin

    >
    > That user space visible ida you add is a namespace identifier that breaks
    > nested containers and migration. It is very very very wrong.
    >
    > Eric
    >
    >
    >


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