Re: [dev] containers opinion

From: Thomas Levine <>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:34:21 +0000

My personal view is that separate users are enough software separation
for everything that I have ever wanted to do. Dunno about the party line

On Fri, Sep 23, 2016, at 05:19 PM, stephen Turner wrote:
> whats the suckless view of containers and why? what about a
> containerized init helper where sinit calls the container program and
> then runs daemons and the rest of the system from containers? Do you
> feel containers offer additional security/stability?
> Just thinking about "cloud" stuff again and daydreaming about servers.
> I suppose with a system as small as suckless offers it might be a moot
> point by the time you fire up several VM instances. VM's would add a
> semi redundancy in the event of a single failure in that it wouldn't
> take down the other services but then you have other issues if the
> system fails anyways right?!
> just random thoughts.
> thanks,
> stephen
Received on Fri Sep 23 2016 - 19:34:21 CEST

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