[GIT PULL] namespace updates for v3.17-rc1

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Wed Aug 6 04:46:43 UTC 2014


Hi Eric,

On Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:57:31 -0700 ebiederm at xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:
>
> Please pull the for-linus branch from the git tree:
> 
>    git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ebiederm/user-namespace.git for-linus
> 
>    HEAD: 344470cac42e887e68cfb5bdfa6171baf27f1eb5 proc: Point /proc/mounts at /proc/thread-self/mounts instead of /proc/self/mounts

This has had 4 commits added since the merge window opened that have no
Reviewed-by, Acked-by or Tested-by tags and only one Signed-off-by tag.

> The last change is a small semantic cleanup introducing
> /proc/thread-self and pointing /proc/mounts and /proc/net at it.  This
> prevents several kinds of problemantic corner cases.  It is a
> user-visible change so it has a minute chance of causing regressions so
> the change to /proc/mounts and /proc/net are individual one line commits
> that can be trivially reverted.  Unfortunately I lost and could not find
> the email of the original reporter so he is not credited.  From at least
> one perspective this change to /proc/net is a refgression fix to allow
> pthread /proc/net uses that were broken by the introduction of the network
> namespace.

They appear to include this last change.

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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