[PATCH 0/16] Pid namespaces
xemul at openvz.org
Tue Jul 10 02:41:16 PDT 2007
sukadev at us.ibm.com wrote:
> Pavel Emelianov [xemul at openvz.org] wrote:
> | This is "submition for inclusion" of hierarchical, not kconfig
> | configurable, zero overheaded ;) pid namespaces.
> | The overall idea is the following:
> | The namespace are organized as a tree - once a task is cloned
> | with CLONE_NEWPIDS (yes, I've also switched to it :) the new
> Can you really clone() a pid namespace all by itself ?
> copy_namespaces() has the following:
> if (!(flags & (CLONE_NEWNS | CLONE_NEWUTS | CLONE_NEWIPC | CLONE_NEWUSER)))
> return 0;
> doesn't it mean you cannot create a pid namespace using clone() unless
> one of the above flags are also specified ?
> unshare_nsproxy_namespaces() has the following correct check:
> if (!(unshare_flags & (CLONE_NEWNS | CLONE_NEWUTS | CLONE_NEWIPC |
> CLONE_NEWUSER | CLONE_NEWPIDS)))
> return 0;
I have already pointed this out. I attached the previous version of
this patch where I cloned the namespaces via unshare :( However the
copy_pid_ns code looks correct. I will resend it altogether.
My bad. I have to stop working at times I want to sleep...
> BTW, why not use CLONE_NEWPID and drop the 'S' ? We don't have 'S' with
> other namespaces.
CLONE_NEWPID? Hm... I see no difference. OK I'll switch to it.
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