Re: [v3 00/39] faster tree-based sysctl implementation

From: Lucian Adrian Grijincu
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 02:00:15 EST

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Eric W. Biederman
<ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I will mention a couple of nits I noticed while I was skimming through
> your patches.
> - There can be multiple proc superblocks and thus multiple inodes
> Âreferring to the same /proc/sys file, if there are multiple pid
> Ânamespaces.

OK. I'll revert the patch that make converts an int counter into an u8
and post an update. I guess this is what you were referring to.

> - I have a hope to move /proc/sys into /proc/<pid>/sys so we don't have
> Âto look at current to determine the namespace we want to display.
> ÂThat would allow the deeply magic sysctl_is_seen check to be removed
> Âfrom proc_sys_compare. ÂThat is not your problem, but of an
> Âexplanation why the namespaces are passed through.

OK, I'll go an change things to pass the current namespace as it were
before my changes.

Thank you.
..: Lucian
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