[RFC][PATCH 0/8][v2]: Enable multiple mounts of devpts

Cedric Le Goater clg at fr.ibm.com
Thu Aug 21 09:54:37 PDT 2008

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Cedric Le Goater wrote:
>>> I suggest "newinstance", but "newns" works, too.
>> Could we also use this mount option to 'unshare' a new posix message
>> queue namespace ?
> Sorry, I fail to see the connection with devpts here?  Are you
> suggesting using the same option for another filesystem (if so, which)?

yes. the posix message queues are also using a single superblock filesystem. 

If we want isolate them (for container needs for example), we also need to 
create a new sb. The patchset I have uses a clone flag but using a mount 
'newns' really sounds like a better idea.


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