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SubjectRe: + prctl-add-pr_setget_child_reaper-to-allow-simple-process-supervision .patch added to -mm tree
On Wed, 17.08.11 15:45, Oleg Nesterov (oleg@redhat.com) wrote:

> You should mark the whole process as sub-reaper, not a single thread
> which does prctl(). The parent/child relationship is process-wide.

Hmm, how would we implement this best? Would it be sufficient to follow
group_leader pointer to set/get the flag, and to follow real_parent
instead of parent when looking for the reaper task (i.e. the one with
the flag set)?

Lennart

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Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.


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