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SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] fork_connector: add a fork connector
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Paul Jackson <pj@engr.sgi.com> wrote:
>
> So I suppose if fork_connector were not used to collect <parent pid,
> child pid> information for accounting, then someone would have to make
> the case that there were enough other uses, of sufficient value, to add
> fork_connector. We have to be a bit careful, in the kernel, to avoid
> adding mechanisms until we have the immediate use in hand. If we don't
> do this, then the kernel ends up looking like the Gargoyles on a
> Renaissance church - burdened with overly ornate features serving no
> earthly purpose.

I agree completely. In fact the whole drivers/connector directory
looks pretty suspect. Are there any in-kernel users of it at all?
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