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Bug#474648: please re-enable CONFIG_SECCOMP, it's harmless (and needed)



On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 11:21:24AM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
>    Okay, but I'm not asking for CONFIG_SECCOMP_DISABLE_TSC, just
> CONFIG_SECCOMP, which is completely harmless (unless you can tell me
> where the harm is).

it adds useless bloat.

the SECCOMP_DISABLE_TSC is crazy, that is adding a couple of
instructions to the hottest scheduler path.
 
> > > Please re-enable this feature. It is needed for CPUShare (see #417130).
> > 
> > no.
> > that is a commercial entity, no need to push that.
> 
>    CPUShare is not a commercial entity, it is a piece of software I
> use and package and is unfortunately non-functional on Debian systems
> because CONFIG_SECCOMP is disabled.

why would we diverge from upstream?
what's that nonesense.
each distribution is free to choose and adapt it's .config.

> for political reasons that have nothing to do with our social contract
> (and probably violate 4.).
> 
> > unless something substantial comes up that bug can be close right away.
> 
>    Wow, thanks for listening to the users.

if it had users we already would have been notified.



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