svn commit: r210974 - head/sys/kern

Jamie Gritton jamie at
Sat Aug 7 20:13:00 UTC 2010

On 08/07/10 11:08, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Jamie Gritton wrote:
>> Author: jamie
>> Date: Fri Aug 6 22:04:18 2010
>> New Revision: 210974
>> URL:
>> Log:
>> Implicitly make a new jail persistent if it's set not to attach.
> I am not sure this is a good idea, especially to implement it in the
> kernel. This just means that if you accidentally mess up your command
> line you are creating jails, possibly eating further resources most
> likely without noticing. Lot's of foot shooting potential.
> What is the reason you need that?

This error has been bugging me for a while, and I've been thinking it's
more convenient not to need to explicitly specify "persist" for a jail
that doesn't run any commands. So it's a matter of safety versus
convenience. I suppose I should leave well enough alone and err on the
side of safety.

- Jamie

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