[PATCH RESEND v11 0/8] proc: modernize proc to support multiple private instances

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 13:42:36 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 07:59:47AM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Alexey Gladkov <gladkov.alexey at gmail.com> writes:
> > Preface:
> > --------
> > This is patchset v11 to modernize procfs and make it able to support multiple
> > private instances per the same pid namespace.
> >
> > This patchset can be applied on top of:
> >
> > git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ebiederm/user-namespace.git
> > 4b871ce26ab2
> Why the resend?
> Nothing happens until the merge window closes with the release of -rc1
> (almost certainly on this coming Sunday).  I goofed and did not act on
> this faster, and so it is my fault this did not make it into linux-next
> before the merge window.  But I am not going to rush this forward.
> You also ignored my review and have not even descibed why it is safe
> to change the type of a filesystem parameter.
> -	fsparam_u32("hidepid",	Opt_hidepid),
> +	fsparam_string("hidepid",	Opt_hidepid),
> Especially in light of people using fsconfig(fd, FSCONFIG_SET_...);
> All I need is someone to point out that fsparam_u32 does not use

I decided to resend again because I was not sure that the previous
patchset was not lost. I also wanted to ask David to review and explain
about the new API. I in any case did not ignore your question about
changing the type of the parameter.

I guess I was wrong when I sent the whole patchset again. Sorry.

> My apologies for being grumpy but this feels like you are asking me to
> go faster when it is totally inappropriate to do so, while busily
> ignoring my feedback.
> I think this should happen.  But I can't do anything until after -rc1.

I think you misunderstood me. I didn't mean to rush you.

Rgrds, legion

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