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SubjectRe: Signals to cinit
On 11/12, Sukadev Bhattiprolu wrote:
> Oleg Nesterov [] wrote:
> | On 11/10, wrote:
> | >
> | > Also, what happens if a fatal signal is first received from a descendant
> | > and while that is still pending, the same signal is received from ancestor
> | > ns ? Won't the second one be ignored by legacy_queue() for the non-rt case ?
> On second thoughts, cinit is a normal process in its ancestor ns so it
> might very well ignore the second instance of the signal (as long as it
> does not ignore SIGKILL/SIGSTOP)
> |
> | Please see my another email:
> |
> | We must also change sig_ignored() to drop SIGKILL/SIGSTOP early when
> | it comes from the same ns. Otherwise, it can mask the next SIGKILL
> | from the parent ns.
> Ok.
> |
> | But this perhaps makes sense anyway, even without containers.
> | Currently, when the global init has the pending SIGKILL, we can't
> | trust __wait_event_killable/etc, and this is actually wrong.
> |
> | We can drop other SIG_DFL signals from the same namespace early as well.
> I think Eric's patchset did this and iirc, we ran into the problem of
> blocked SIG_DFL signals ?

Yes sure, I meant unblocked SIG_DFL signals. But SIGKILL can't be
blocked fortunately.

Again, the parent ns can't rely on, say, SIGTERM. It can be missed
if cinit has a handler, we can do nothing in this case. And if it
is blocked, most probably cinit already has a handler, or it will
set it later, say, after exec. Or it can be just ignored.

> | Or, we can just ignore this (imho) minor problem.
> I think so too.

Great, so perhaps we can ignore the problem for now, and fix it
later if the need arises.


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