[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] Use task_pid() to find leader's pid
On 07/16, wrote:
> Oleg Nesterov [] wrote:
> |
> | Stupid question: why do we need to put the pid namespace into the struct
> | pid? Isn't it better if the user of the struct pid should know its ns?
> | For example, if /proc does put_pid(), that pid should be from the active
> | namespace.
> Not sure I fully understand this. A process, and by extension its 'struct
> pid' is visible in multiple namespaces and we maintain this list of
> namespaces in each 'struct pid'.
> Are you suggesting having a pid_namespace with a list of all 'struct pids'
> that are visible in it ?

I thought that the plan is: if the task is visible in some namespace, it has
a separate pid_t in that namespace.

OK, the question was relly stupid, please ignore. I'll wait for other patches
to understand what's going on.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-17 15:45    [W:0.056 / U:0.276 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site