cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/jexec jexec.8 jexec.c

Oliver Fromme olli at
Fri May 30 15:25:23 UTC 2008

Alexander Leidinger wrote:
 > Robert Watson wrote:
 > > How might they do that?  Remember that any command that works only  
 > > when the jail IP is "unambiguous" will become effectively  
 > > non-deterministic as a result of un-garbage collected jails.  So
 > Is it feasible to change the hostname of a dying jail? We could prefix  
 > it with some string at some point of the shutdown...

I think Robert's idea to differentiate between "dead" and
"live" jails is good.  So, when jexec has been called with
the new -h option and it walks the list of jails, it should
skip jails that have no processes attached.

Best regards

Oliver Fromme, Bunsenstr. 13, 81735 Muenchen, Germany

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