Can I pursuade someone to commit this patch? (Re: Multiple IP addresses in a jail.)

Andre Oppermann andre at
Tue Aug 8 13:20:34 UTC 2006

Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 06:16:05PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 05:00:58PM +0200, Phil Regnauld wrote:
>>> Dmitry Morozovsky (marck) writes:
>>>> I suppose pinging pjd@ did not work? ;)
>>> 	Good question -- why did Pawel not commit them himself if he could ? :)
>> No idea.  I sent him an email asking on 28 Jun 2006, but I've not had a
>> reply.
> Sorry guys for the delay.
> I answer this very question too many time... :)
> There are few reason:
> - From what I remember there were still some small issues in those
>   patch, but I know people are using them in production with success, so
>   maybe there are already gone or those issues don't exist for their
>   workload.
> - What I'd really like to see in the tree is vimage or per-jail network
>   virtual interface or something, where one can bind selected IP
>   addresses to.

I proposed this at BSDCan earlier this year and have found a way to
implement it in a pretty clean way, however PHK was against it in general
because it would make jails 'too heavyweight'.

> - Currently Bjoern Zeeb is working on those patches and IPv6 for jails,
>   so he is the right person to ask the question.
> PS. I'm CCing it.


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