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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/1] Add prctl to kill descendants on exit
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On Fri, 2018-11-30 at 08:00 +0000, Jürg Billeter wrote:
> This patch adds a new prctl to kill all descendant processes on exit.
> See commit message for details of the prctl.
>
> This is a replacement of PR_SET_PDEATHSIG_PROC I proposed last year [1].
> In the following discussion, Oleg suggested this approach.
>
> The motivation for this is to provide a lightweight mechanism to prevent
> stray processes. There is also a related Bugzilla entry [2].

Andrew, Eric, does this look good to you as well?

Jürg

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