Re: [Vserver] Q: What are the current thoughts/plans on kernel integration?

From: Eric W. Biederman <>
Date: Wed 11 Jan 2006 - 23:59:44 GMT
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GarconDuMonde <> writes:

> hi,
> Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>>>Since I have become aware of linux-vserver I have not seen a lot
>>>of work towards merging with the kernel.
>>>Is it lack of interest, lack of clean implementation, or lack of time
>>>that has been holding the effort up?
>> mostly lack of motivation ... i.e. I consider merging
>> with mainline not that a great idea, so I do not push
>> in that direction ... and obviously the kernel folks
>> have no interest in this kind of isolation either ...
> but wouldn't this be a good idea in terms of getting more people to use the
> software, as surely anything that makes it easier to install is a good idea? i
> know that it was only recently that i was able to even contemplate kernel
> complication and patching, and that was after having a couple of one-to-one
> tutorials with a friend.
> ever scared of breaking things, and ever-learning,

That requires clean code that is general purpose enough, that many
people will be able to use it for many different purposes. I don't
think the vserver code is quite there yet. But we can get there.

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