[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.

Eric


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