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SubjectRe: [RFC] simple_lmk: Introduce Simple Low Memory Killer for Android
On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 11:16:41PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> How would you implement such a method in userspace? kill() doesn't take
> any parameters but the pid of the process you want to send a signal to,
> and the signal to send. This would require a new system call, and be
> quite a bit of work. If you can solve this with an ebpf program, I
> strongly suggest you do that instead.

This can be done by introducing a new signal number that provides SIGKILL
functionality while blocking (maybe SIGKILLBLOCK?).

Thanks,
Sultan

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