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authorEric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>2008-10-27 17:51:47 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-10-27 17:51:47 -0700
commit3891845e1ef6e6807075d4241966b26f6ecb0a5c (patch)
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parent7c510e4b730a92cecf94ada45c989d8be0200d47 (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-3891845e1ef6e6807075d4241966b26f6ecb0a5c.tar.gz
netns: Coexist with the sysfs limitations v2
To make testing of the network namespace simpler allow the network namespace code and the sysfs code to be compiled and run at the same time. To do this only virtual devices are allowed in the additional network namespaces and those virtual devices are not placed in the kobject tree. Since virtual devices don't actually do anything interesting hardware wise that needs device management there should be no loss in keeping them out of the kobject tree and by implication sysfs. The gain in ease of testing and code coverage should be significant. Changelog: v2: As pointed out by Benjamin Thery it only makes sense to call device_rename in the initial network namespace for now. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Acked-by: Benjamin Thery <benjamin.thery@bull.net> Tested-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: Daniel Lezcano <dlezcano@fr.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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diff --git a/net/Kconfig b/net/Kconfig
index d789d79551a..8c3d97ca0d9 100644
--- a/net/Kconfig
+++ b/net/Kconfig
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ menu "Networking options"
config NET_NS
bool "Network namespace support"
default n
- depends on EXPERIMENTAL && !SYSFS && NAMESPACES
+ depends on EXPERIMENTAL && NAMESPACES
help
Allow user space to create what appear to be multiple instances
of the network stack.