Re: [RFC] Mount point suggestions for cgroup

From: Dhaval Giani
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 16:41:16 EST

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 01:25:46PM -0800, Paul Menage wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Matt Helsley <matthltc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > If anything, "standardizing" the mount point(s) will likely provide a false
> > sense of uniformity and we'll get some bad userspace scripts/tools that
> > break when "nonstandard" usage appears. Leaving the mount point undefined
> > forces anyone writing scripts or tools to consider whether they want to be
> > portable and, if so, the proper way to find the cgroup hierarchies they need
> > to manipulate.
> Scanning /proc/mounts to find the relevant mount locations is pretty
> simple, for code that's just wanting to use existing cgroup mounts.
> But for the code that sets up mounts in the first place, its probably
> helpful to have recommendations of suitable locations.

libcgroup uses a configuration file specified by the user to do this.

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