Linux: The Value Of Merging bsdjail Into Linux

Posted by dave on Oct 9, 2004 11:26 AM EDT
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Serge Hallyn offered an updated version of his bsdjail patch for LSM, offering "functionality similar to (but more limited than) the vserver patch." Andrew Morton offered a quick review of the code, however sounded unsure the functionality was needed in the core kernel, "I don't recall anyone requesting this feature. Tell me why we should add it to Linux?" He went on to explain, "we need to be able to demonstrate that the new code is sufficiently useful to a sufficiently large number of people as to warrant the cost of maintaining it in the tree for the rest of eternity."

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