Re: Odd ENOMEM being returned in 3.8-rcX

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Feb 08 2013 - 17:40:37 EST

Clark Williams <williams@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The more I look at that the more I think I should nuke CLONE_NEWPID in
> mock. It came in with a commit that added NEWIPC, which I think is valid
> for mock managing a chroot, but we're not looking to do full-up
> containers at this point and it looks like containers is the only place
> you'd want to start a new set of pids.

Just taking the code out seems reasonable. Howerver there is a
practical use for a pid namespace in a setup like mock. A pid namespace
makes it so your sub processes can not reparent and get away from you,
which could be handy in case someone starts a system daemon in a post
install script.


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