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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.19 daemonize calls reparent_init for you
On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 03:05:07PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> daemonize() should call reparent_to_init: a classic mistake (I made it
> recently).
> Future potential cleanups:
> daemonize() should take mask of signals to allow
> kernel_thread() should take a name to copy into ->comm.

Why no generating kernel threads by basically cloning "init"?

This is what we do anyway (creating a clone of init with special
properties) but by cloning the current process and adjusting
everything needed later to make it appear of a mixture of init
clone and idle process clone.



Ingo Oeser
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