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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/3] Remove support for old kernels lacking private devpts

On 04/03/2013 10:02 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
> Early on kernel support for private devpts was not widespread,
> so we had compatibiltiy codepaths. Such old kernels are not
> seriously used for LXC these days, so the compat code can go
> away
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>
> ---
>  src/lxc/lxc_controller.c | 28 +++++++++-------------------
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)


We already reject compilation of LXC on RHEL 5 due to other
configure-time checks; is this something worth turning into an
additional configure test of whether a kernel is new enough, or are we
okay with just leaving it as a runtime test?

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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