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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: "Paul Menage" <menage@google.com>
Cc: containers@lists.osdl.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com, a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl,
	xemul@openvz.org, pj@sgi.com
Subject: Re: [RFC] Prefixing cgroup generic control filenames with "cgroup."
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 13:40:27 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080228134027.05b2aa87.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6599ad830802281328q162d0585v3ac6b45a119a4a05@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 13:28:31 -0800
"Paul Menage" <menage@google.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Andrew Morton
> <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> 
> >
> >  Because if something is in /foo/bar/cgroup/notify_on_release then
> >  prefixing the filename with "cgroup_" seems pretty pointless.
> >
> 
> The point would be to avoid situations where a user has code that
> creates a group directory called "foo", and then in a future kernel
> release cgroups introduces a control file called "foo". If it's
> prefixed, then the user just has to avoid creating groups prefixed by
> "cgroup." or any subsystem name, so collisions will be less likely.
> 

Maybe cgroups shouldn't be putting kernel-generated files in places where
user-specified files appear?

(Am still thrashing around a bit here without an overview of the overall
layout and naming).


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-28 21:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-28 21:14 Paul Menage
2008-02-28 21:21 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-28 21:28   ` Paul Menage
2008-02-28 21:33     ` serge
2008-02-28 22:06       ` Paul Menage
2008-03-03  8:38         ` Paul Menage
2008-03-03  9:59           ` Balbir Singh
2008-02-28 21:40     ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-28 22:06       ` Paul Menage
2008-02-28 22:21         ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-28 22:26           ` Paul Menage
2008-02-29  5:59           ` [RFC] [PATCH] " Paul Menage
2008-02-29  6:20             ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-29  9:34               ` Paul Menage
2008-02-29 15:30                 ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-29 17:59                   ` Paul Menage
2008-02-29 19:20                     ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-28 21:28 ` [RFC] " serge
2008-02-28 23:36 ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-29  1:03   ` Paul Menage
2008-02-29  1:22     ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-29 11:38 ` Xpl++
2008-03-03  7:23   ` Li Zefan
2008-03-03  9:11     ` Paul Menage
2008-03-05  1:24     ` Paul Jackson

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