[lkml]   [2006]   [Apr]   [19]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 4/5] utsname namespaces: sysctl hack
    Hello !

    Kirill Korotaev wrote:
    > Serge,
    >> Please look closer at the patch.
    >> I *am* doing nothing with sysctls.
    >> system_utsname no longer exists, and the way to get to that is by using
    >> That's all this does.
    > Sorry for being not concrete enough.
    > I mean switch () in the code. Until we decided how to virtualize
    > sysctls/proc, I believe no dead code/hacks should be commited. IMHO.

    How could we improve that hack ? Removing the modification of the static
    table can easily be worked around but getting rid of the switch() statement
    is more difficult. Any idea ?

    > FYI, I strongly object against virtualizing sysctls this way as it is
    > not flexible and is a real hack from my POV.

    what is the issue with flexibility ?


    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2006-04-19 18:56    [W:0.019 / U:4.272 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site