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    SubjectRe: inotify and /proc/<pid>
    On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 10:56:27PM -0500, Joseph Pingenot wrote:
    > >From Al Viro on Tuesday, 31 July, 2007:
    > >On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 10:40:59PM -0500, Joseph Pingenot wrote:
    > >> I'm trying to implement pwait. It blocks until a specified PID exits,
    > >> and then it exits.
    > >er... ptrace(2)?
    >
    > Should work for most common usage scenarios, although will suspect that it
    > won't for for processes owned by another user (at least, I hope
    > it wouldn't).
    >
    > What is dangerous about inotify on a proc file?

    Playing with the lifetime rules, for starters...
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