On Mon 12 Nov 2007 at 01:54PM, Darren Reed wrote: > Looking in usr/src/uts/common/os/zone.c, there are is a number > of functions that have the words "Public interface" before them, > such as: > > /* > * Public function to retrieve the zone status. The zone status may > * change after it is retrieved. > */ > zone_status_t > zone_status_get(zone_t *zone) > ... > > However doing a "man zone_status_get" returns nothing, so it > would appear that it isn't completely public.
I think the author likely was a little imprecise, and meant "not static"-- i.e. callable from other parts of the kernel. > In light of there being a relative lack of public functions in the > kernel to deal with zone names and id's, I'd like to propose > providing an implementation of getzoneidbyname() and > getzonenamebyid() for the kernel that mirrors the behaviour > of those found in libc today. > > So to summarise, I'd like to provide getzoneidbyname(9f) > and getzonenamebyid(9f) that have the same interface as > getzoneidbyname(3c) and getzonenamebyid(3c). > > Comments? Is there a proposed consumer? I assume ip filter? Or, putting it another way, what does a zone name<-->id mapping facility provide that you need? This should help to evaluate the proposal. -dp -- Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - blogs.sun.com/dp _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com