On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:24:25 +0000
"John O'Meara" <john.fr.ome...@gmail.com> wrote:

> You can achieve a PID namespace (and others) using the unshare
> program from util-linux without patching s6. Put the following at the
> top of your run script:
> 
>   unshare -fp --mount-proc
> 
> this also has the advantage of clearly showing which services are in
> their own namespaces when looking at a ps listing, especially for
> forest views ("ps f" or "s6-ps -H")
> 

Though as Jesse explained, this requires some sort of exit/signal
proxing, which isn't the case here. Here the direct child of
s6-supervise remains the daemon itself - in its own pid ns - which is
much better.

As far as showing which services are in their own ns, most namespaces
(i.e. all but pid) won't require a fork and usually you'd get
unshare/nsenter to just exec into the daemon, again to get proper
supervision.

So FWIW I'm very much for this patch myself :) It is a linux-specific
thing, but done as it is w/ a compile-time option this shouldn't be an
issue I'd hope, and it allows simple "proper" supervision of services
running (as pid1) in their own pid ns.

So, thanks Jesse!

Cheers,

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