[OFFLIST] status of devcg

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 11 16:05:32 UTC 2013

Quoting Tejun Heo (tj at kernel.org):
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34:05AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > FWIW, libvirt's usage of devcg is to deny all by default, allow major 136
> > (for all /dev/pts/*), followed by allow (major,minor) pair for each specific
> > whitelisted devices. As such we don't have anything that relies on ordering
> > of rules in devcg.
> I'd personally much prefer something very simple - allow all by
> default, allow only the specified if explicitly specified.  I really
> don't want full iptables like facility inside devcg.
> Thanks.

FWIW lxc is also quite happy with the simple rules.

Is there something in particular you want to accomplish for which the
current rules do not suffice?

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