Re: [PATCH 0/9] namespaces: Introduction

From: John Kelly
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 15:24:35 EST

On Thu, 18 May 2006 10:34:30 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>

>I see two ways of justifying a mainline merge of things such as this

>a) We make an up-front decision that Linux _will_ have OS-virtualisation
> capability in the future

After using OpenVZ for a short time, I wonder how I ever managed
without it. For application development and testing, having a little
sandbox with only a few PIDs running makes it easier to debug things.

> and just start putting in place the pieces for that, even if some
> of them are not immediately useful. I suspect that'd be acceptable,
> although I worry that we'd get partway through and some issues would
> come up which are irreconcilable amongst the various groups.

>From a user's POV, I want it ASAP. As for conflicts, why not cross
that bridge when you come to it?

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