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SubjectRe: RFC [patch 13/34] PID Virtualization Define new task_pid api
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On Maw, 2006-01-17 at 09:56 -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> The virtual pid is different depending on who is asking. So simply
> storing current->realpid and current->pid isn't helpful, as we would
> still need to call a function when a pid crosses user->kernel boundary.

This is an obscure, weird piece of functionality for some special case
usages most of which are going to be eliminated by Xen. I don't see the
kernel side justification for it at all.

Maybe you should remap it the other side of the user->kernel boundary ?

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