Re: [PATCH] cgroups: handle failure of cgroup_populate_dir() at mount/remount

From: Paul Menage
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 18:06:38 EST

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 1:25 AM, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
<kamezawa.hiroyu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hm, shouldn't we allow "noprefix" to be effective only agaisnt cpuset ?
> I think it's just for backward-compatibility of cpuset.
> (I don't like the option at all.)

Yes, exposing the "noprefix" option externally was one of the mistakes
I made when developing cgroups.

It seems to me really unlikely that anyone is using "noprefix" for
anything other than implicitly when mounting the "cpuset" filesystem.
So I'd be inclined to just forbid it if we're mounting more than just
the cpuset subsystem. A bit of a nasty abstraction violation, but it
makes more sense overall. The only problem is that someone *might* be
using it - do we have any way to determine how, and how big do they
have to be before we care?

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