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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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