[PATCH] [RFC] c/r: Add UTS support

Nathan Lynch ntl at pobox.com
Thu Mar 12 14:29:54 PDT 2009


Hi Dan.

Dan Smith <danms at us.ibm.com> wrote:

> (apologies if you see this multiple times...IBM mail server troubles)
> 
> This patch adds a "phase" of c/r that saves out information about any
> namespaces the task(s) may have.  Do this by tracking the nsproxy of the
> first task and making sure that the tasks that follow get hooked back to
> share the same one on restart.  On restart, we also explicitly create new
> namespaces for any that we support at the first task.

I'd like there to be some discussion about this, because namespace
creation seems like a significant addition to the semantics of restart
as I understand it.  Is namespace creation during restart unavoidable,
or merely desirable?  Is there a case for requiring the user to provide
a suitable namespace environment before attempting restart?


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