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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7][v7] Container-init signal semantics
On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 12:26:38 -0800
Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

>
> Container-init must behave like global-init to processes within the
> container and hence it must be immune to unhandled fatal signals from
> within the container (i.e SIG_DFL signals that terminate the process).
>
> But the same container-init must behave like a normal process to
> processes in ancestor namespaces and so if it receives the same fatal
> signal from a process in ancestor namespace, the signal must be
> processed.
>
> Implementing these semantics requires that send_signal() determine pid
> namespace of the sender but since signals can originate from workqueues/
> interrupt-handlers, determining pid namespace of sender may not always
> be possible or safe.
>

Is this feature is for blocking signals from children to name-space
creator(owner) ? And automatically used when namespace/cgroup is created ?
IOW, Container-init is Namespace-Cgroup-init ?

I'm glad if you add some documentation updates about how-it-works to patch set.

Thanks,
-Kame




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