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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/5] pid: add pidfd_open()
On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 9:34 AM Daniel Colascione <dancol@google.com> wrote:
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> Just to be clear, I'm not proposing granting secret access to procfs,
> and as far as I can see, nobody else is either. We've been talking
> about making it easier to avoid races when you happen to want a pidfd
> and a procfs fd that point to the same process

So I thought that was the whole point of just opening /proc/<pid>.
Exactly because that way you can then use openat() from there on.

Linus

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