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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/5] pid: add pidfd_open()
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 8:54 AM Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io> wrote:
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> /* Introduction */
> This adds the pidfd_open() syscall.
> pidfd_open() allows to retrieve file descriptors for a given pid. This
> includes both file descriptors for processes and file descriptors for
> threads.

I'm ok with the pidfd_open() call to just get a pidfd, but that
"pidfd_to_profs()" needs to go away.

If you want to open the /proc/<pid>/status file, then just do that.
This whole "do one and convert to the other" needs to die. No, no, no.

Linus

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