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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/4] kernel-based checkpoint restart
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On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 11:25 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > pid_t pid = getpid();
> > int ret;
> >
> > ret = syscall(__NR_checkpoint, pid, STDOUT_FILENO, 0);
>
> Interface-wise, I would consider checkpointing yourself signficantly
> different from checkpointing some other thread. If checkpointing
> yourself is the common case, it probably makes sense to allow passing
> of pid=0 for this.

I don't think it is the common case. Probably now when we're screwing
around with it, but not in the future. Do you think it is worth adding
the pid=0 handling?

-- Dave



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