[RFC][PATCH 0/4] kernel-based checkpoint restart

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Aug 8 11:06:24 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 11:25 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >         pid_t pid = getpid();
> >         int ret;
> >
> >         ret = syscall(__NR_checkpoint, pid, STDOUT_FILENO, 0);
> Interface-wise, I would consider checkpointing yourself signficantly
> different from checkpointing some other thread. If checkpointing
> yourself is the common case, it probably makes sense to allow passing
> of pid=0 for this.

I don't think it is the common case.  Probably now when we're screwing
around with it, but not in the future.  Do you think it is worth adding
the pid=0 handling?

-- Dave

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