[Mageia-dev] [soft-commits] [3550] Kill unionfs support

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 13:23:52 CEST 2012

On 18 March 2012 10:51, Pascal Terjan <pterjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well unionfs seemed to get different oops in each new version. Anyway
> I don't think it should be done like this (having specific code for
> unionfs everywhere).
> I want to improve current chroot mode (like using a cgroup to easily
> kill all processes or set limits) and have a common api to allow other
> modes, like building in kvm for example, or using lvm/btrfs rw
> snapshots (which should be better supported than unionfs).

For the record, I saw the need for cgroup this weekend.
iurt got killed when log file becames too big or if free space is below 99%
but the forked commands still run...
See http://svnweb.mageia.org/soft?view=revision&revision=3803

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