[pkg-lxc-devel] Bug#885542: Bug #885542: lxcfs: virtualizing the btime field of /proc/stat screws up process start times

Michael Banck michael.banck at credativ.de
Fri Oct 5 08:23:37 BST 2018

severity 885542 serious
tags 885542 +patch


Am Freitag, den 28.09.2018, 13:43 +0200 schrieb Michael Banck:
> On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 21:38:41 +0100 Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
> > As I find having accurate start times of processes far more important
> > than having an accurate uptime counter for my containers, as do other
> > people as well apparently, I would like to see this reverted until a
> > better solution for the btime field /uptime is found.
> Same here, this broke the patroni autopkgtest (see #909532 and https://g
> ithub.com/zalando/patroni/issues/811 as well as https://github.com/giamp
> aolo/psutil/issues/1344)
> As ci.debian.net is running on LXC containers (on stable apparently)
> could this be fixed in stable, please?
> Should this be RC as it breaks unrelated software?

I've bumped the severity to serious now.

Please find attached the proposed NMU upload to stable, adopting the fix
that Ubuntu has had in place for a while. Do you prefer to fix this
yourselves or should I go ahead?


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