[PATCH 0/3][V2] remove the ns_cgroup
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Mon Sep 27 14:13:27 PDT 2010
Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org> writes:
>> We have always been able to compile out the ns cgroup right?
>> In which case this is not a backwards incompatible change so much
>> as the permanent removal of a borked kernel feature.
> That's just spin ;) People whose code is dependent on the old feature
> get screwed over if we remove it.
Sure. I'm just really pointing out that there is a difference
between changing the semantics and completely removing something.
It makes the change discoverable and something you can cope with,
if you so choose.
Overall I agree with at transition period, just look at sys_sysctl. Bleh.
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