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SubjectRe: Dissociating process from bin's filesystem
On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 10:47:14PM -0400, Eric Buddington wrote:
> Is there any way to dissociate a process from its on-disk binary? In
> other words, I want to start 'foo_daemon', then unmount the filesystem
> it started from. It seems to me this would be reasonably accomplished
> by loading the binary completely into memory first ro eliminate the
> dependence.
> Is this possible, or planned? Are there intractable problems with it
> that I don't see?

as i understand it this precludes you from using shared libs as they are
mmap()'d on startup...

other than that the running daemon will cause the fs to be


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