Re: [vserver] Moving away from VServer

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Date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 - 11:15:13 BST
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Hi Herbert,

On 13/06/2021 14:03, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>> Building dietlibc with gcc 10 results in a segmentation fault.
> During build time or when you use the dietlibc with some test
> code or in the linux-vserver tools? Can you elaborate on the
> segfault and maybe paste some debug info here?

The segfault occurs at build time. The build log is attached.

> LXC/KVM has gotten pretty stable and also gained a bunch of
> features over the years which make them very suitable for easy
> isolation as well as full system containerization.
> So as long as your setup doesn't depend on Linux-VServer
> commands or isolation features, you should be pretty fine there.

That's reassuring, thanks :)

> Sadly the interest in Linux-VServer has declined over the years
> and it seems, that everybody would like to see a patch against
> the most recent kernel but nobody wants to spend the time or
> money on it to make it happen.

What's the ballpark figure for the cost of a recent kernel patch?


Romain RiviŤre

Received on Fri Jun 18 10:59:26 2021
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