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SubjectRe: vfork
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> Wasn't there a consensus that allowing CLONE_PARENT where the
> parent hadn't specifically permitted that flag is a security
> risk?

Now that we control death signals outside thread groups Im not sure
it is needed. What failure scenarios can you think of that are not
equivalent to


fork()
in parent exec app

in child, sleep ,exit

Alan


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