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Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:42:42 +0200
From: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: CoreOS membership to linux-distros (updated)

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 07:13:03AM +0300, wrote:
> On 2017-07-18 14:56:23 -0700, Euan Kemp wrote:
>  > I???ve listed each criterion and why I think we, the Container
>  > Linux team at CoreOS, qualify.
>  >
>  >
>  >> 1. Be an actively maintained Unix-like operating system distro
>  >> with substantial use of Open Source components
>  > All components of the distro are open source, as are all the
>  > tools used to build it.
> Prior to any decision to be made, I'd ask you to show the kernel
> patch which you use to avoid escaping from the container to host
> system (Docker allows such escape, OpenVZ does not). Could you,
> please, show it?

All of CoreOS's kernel patches are public, here's their latest branch:

But what does a specific kernel patch have to do with linux-distro's
membership requirements?


greg k-h

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