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Re: lack of replacement for linux-vserver

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 5:37 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:

> Just to be clear, 'that work' is not just a matter of forwarding
> messages back and forward between the Debian BTS and the Linux-VServer
> developers.  Unless the VServer project continues to support whichever
> version we use in a stable release (3.2 in this case) then Debian
> users are likely to run into different bugs that they won't want to
> deal with.  There will also be integration issues to be resolved when
> fixes from the stable/longterm branch conflict with the VServer
> changes.  This requires real understanding of Linux and VServer
> internals (see #618485 for an example of what happens without that).

Data point; there is a VServer patch for 3.2 (marked as experimental though):


It was also claimed on IRC that when using the Debian template for lxc
(see below) that the security issues mentioned in the Linux 3.2 thread
do not apply.

lxc-create -t debian



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