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    SubjectRe: [RFC] ps command race fix
    On Mon, 24 Jul 2006 18:48:47 -0700
    Paul Jackson <> wrote:

    > Another possibility (perhaps a really stupid idea ;) would be to
    > snapshot the list of pids on the open, and let the readdir() just
    > access that fixed array.
    > The kernel/cpuset.c cpuset_tasks_open() routine that displays the
    > pids of tasks in a cpuset (the per-cpuset 'tasks' file) does this.
    Oh. thank you for informing :) I don't know about that.
    I'll look into.

    > Then the seek and read and such semantics are nice and stable and
    > simple.
    I think snapshot at open() is okay.


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