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SubjectRe: [RFC] new syscall to allow notification when arbitrary pids die
Doug McNaught wrote:

> No reason to have one FD per process monitored. Just a single FD, to
> which you can write() a control string to to add or remove a process
> from the list, and for which read() yields a small data record
> describing the process event that just happened. It's a bit plan-9ish
> but there's nothing wrong with that...

Ah, okay. Interesting idea. It would get around the limitation of having to
use rt signals to get the queueing (though I'm not likely to hit that limit in
any case).

Have to think about that one...

Chris


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