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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v3 00/12] Add user namespace support for libvirt lxc



On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:06 AM, Gao feng <gaofeng cn fujitsu com> wrote:
> This patchset try to add userns support for libvirt lxc.
> Since userns is nearly completed in linux-3.9, the old
> kernel doesn't support userns, I add some New XML elements
> to let people decide if enable userns.The userns is enabled
> only when user configure the XML.
>
> The format of user namespace related XML file like below:
> <idmap>
>     <uid start='0' target='1000' count='10'>
>     <gid start='0' target='1000' count='10'>
> </idmap>
> it means the user in container (which uid:gid is 0:0) will
> be mapped to the user in host (uid:gid is 1000:1000), count
> is used to form an u/gid range: The users in container which
> uid in [start, start + count -1] will be mapped.
>
> You can have multiple lines to map differnet id ranges,
> caution, you must make sure the root user of container has
> been mapped.
>
> This patchset also does the below jobs.
>
> 1, Because the uninit userns has no right to create devices,
>    we should create devices for container on host.
> 2, Changes the owner of fuse and tty device.
>
> Change from v2:
> 1, Mount tmpfs on /stateDir/domain.dev
> 2, Create devices under /stateDir/doamin.dev/
> 3, Mount Move the /.oldroot/stateDir/doamin.dev/ on the /dev/ of container
> 4, Enhance the configuration, disallow the semi configuration
>
> Gao feng (12):
>   LXC: Introduce New XML element for user namespace
>   LXC: enable user namespace only when user set the uidmap
>   LXC: sort the uidmap/gidmap of domain
>   LXC: introduce virLXCControllerSetupUserns and lxcContainerSetID
>   LXC: Creating devices for container on host side
>   LXC: Move creating /dev/ptmx to virLXCControllerSetupDevPTS
>   LXC: fuse: Change files owner to the root user of container
>   LXC: controller: change the owner of tty devices to the root user of
>     container
>   LXC: controller: change the owner of /dev to the root user of
>     container
>   LXC: controller: change the owner of devices created on host
>   LXC: controller: change the owner of /dev/pts and ptmx to the root of
>     container
>   LXC: introduce virLXCControllerChown
>
>  docs/formatdomain.html.in     |  23 ++++
>  docs/schemas/domaincommon.rng |  31 +++++
>  src/conf/domain_conf.c        | 115 ++++++++++++++++++
>  src/conf/domain_conf.h        |  22 ++++
>  src/lxc/lxc_container.c       | 183 ++++++++++++++--------------
>  src/lxc/lxc_controller.c      | 271 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  src/lxc/lxc_fuse.c            |   6 +
>  7 files changed, 557 insertions(+), 94 deletions(-)

I'm wondering what the state of this patch set is.
I'd really like to see it mainline. :-)

--
Thanks,
//richard


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