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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] seccomp: Add SECCOMP_USER_NOTIF_FLAG_PIDFD to get pidfd on listener trap
On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 12:09:37PM -0800, Sargun Dhillon wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 10:03 AM Tycho Andersen <tycho@tycho.ws> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 01:17:42AM -0800, Sargun Dhillon wrote:
> > > Currently, this just opens the group leader of the thread that triggere
> > > the event, as pidfds (currently) are limited to group leaders.
> >
> > I don't love the semantics of this; when they're not limited to thread
> > group leaders any more, we won't be able to change this. Is that work
> > far off?
> >
> > Tycho
>
> We would be able to change this in the future if we introduced a flag like
> SECCOMP_USER_NOTIF_FLAG_PIDFD_THREAD which would send a
> pidfd that's for the thread, and not just the group leader. The flag could
> either be XOR with SECCOMP_USER_NOTIF_FLAG_PIDFD, or
> could require both. Alternatively, we can rename
> SECCOMP_USER_NOTIF_FLAG_PIDFD to
> SECCOMP_USER_NOTIF_FLAG_GROUP_LEADER_PIDFD.

Ok, but then isn't this just another temporary API? Seems like it's
worth waiting until the Right Way exists.

Tycho

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