[Devel] Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Resend - Use procfs to change a syscall behavior

Nadia Derbey Nadia.Derbey at bull.net
Thu Jul 10 03:11:20 PDT 2008

Paul Menage wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 2:14 AM, Nadia Derbey <Nadia.Derbey at bull.net> wrote:
>>But I think that both ways of doing are not exactly the same in case of
>>open + dup2 will close newfd if it is already busy.
>>next-syscall_data + open will fail if the target fd is already busy. And
>>that's the functionality we need during restart, isn't it?
> No, I don't think so. The cryo restart code should be aware of exactly
> which fds it has open and which it needs to open, and can shuffle them
> around as necessary via dup2() to get them into the right places.

Yes sure, that's exactly what it does.

what I just wanted to say here is that the concept of opening + dup2'ing 
is not exactly the same as the open_with_id concept.

But I agree with you: a restart code knows exactly what it does and can 
safely play with the open and dup syscalls.


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