On Sat, Mar 09, 2002 at 07:30:21PM -0500, Robert Watson wrote:
> uname extracts the various strings it can report from the running kernel
> using sysctl.  Unless you have a faked uname, it will return the
> properties of the host non-chroot environment, rather than the chroot
> environment.  Increasingly, it's going to be harder and harder to run 5.0
> in a 4.x chroot, due to divergence in system calls, especially once
> threaded applications start using KSE.  Running 4.x in a 5.0 chroot should
> (hopefully) continue to work fine. 

You are right.  I made a thinko, and later realized it while
talking to Kris.  I was hoping nobody would notice... :)

We are screwed if anybody uses sysctl() or sysctlbyname(), unless
someone decides to allow us to change kernel variables and the
like inside chroot() (or perhaps jail())..

wca <dunce cap>

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