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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] pid: add pidfd_open()
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On March 28, 2019 6:38:15 AM EDT, Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io> wrote:
>> All that said, thanks for the work on this once again. My intention
>is
>> just that we don't end up with an API that could have been done
>better
>> and be cleaner to use for potential users in the coming years.
>
>Thanks for your input on all of this. I still don't find multiplexers
>in
>the style of seccomp()/fsconfig()/keyctl() to be a problem since they
>deal with a specific task. They are very much different from ioctl()s
>in
>that regard. But since Joel, you, and Daniel found the pidctl()
>approach
>not very nice I dropped it. The interface needs to be satisfactory for
>all of us especially since Android and other system managers will be
>the
>main consumers.
>So let's split this into pidfd_open(pid_t pid, unsigned int flags)
>which
>allows to cleanly get pidfds independent procfs and do the translation
>to procpidfds in an ioctl() as we've discussed in prior threads. This
>should also accommodate comments and ideas from Andy and Jann.
>I'm coding this up now.

This sounds quite sensible to me. Thanks!


Joel Fernandes, Android kernel team
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