[LEDE-DEV] [Feature Request]Discussion - Move everything to Namespaces?

Amir Sabbaghi asaba90 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 00:26:06 PDT 2017

+1 from me. I am creating namespaces with a script and would like to
see this feature in UCI.

On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 5:33 PM Joel Wirāmu Pauling <joel at aenertia.net> wrote:
> Hi there;
> As a long time Openwrt -nee Lede user and sometimes bug reporter; I've been
> maintaining my own forks and builds for several different purposes for 10+
> years now. I've gotten a lot out of the project personally and
> professionally and would just like to thank everyone for their
> contributions.
> When ip net namespaces were first introduced they were a sometimes solution
> to a sometimes problem, manually coaxed into life on an adhoc basis.
> However in the last 3 years I have increasingly come to the conclusion that
> they are now the workhorse of linux routing for the most part.
> As I increasingly move to VNF (virtualised network functions) deploying
> Lede images to openstack or similar to provide complex routing
> functionality,  it's become apparent the lack of standardized namespace
> schema inside luci and uci  to be exposed and used by default has made lede
> a bit of a burden to handle from a support perspective.
> I would like to open a discussion with the wider community and main dev's
> about potentially moving towards standardized and across the board use of
> namespaces for most-part of core lede functionality.
> So before I start rattling off the use cases I want to know if there are
> any Yay or Nay sayers to moving things to namespaces and off the default
> routing table?
> Kind regards
> -Joel
> @aenertia on the tweeters
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