[RFC][PATCH 5/8] add f_op for checkpointability

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Mar 2 09:05:56 PST 2009

On Sat, 2009-02-28 at 15:53 -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Also the double-use of the op seem not very nice to me.  Is there any
> real life use case were you would have the operation on a file but
> sometimes not allow checkpoiting?

I'm still reaching here...

I was thinking of /proc.  Opening your own /proc/$$/* would certainly be
considered OK.  But, doing it for some other process not in your pid
namespace would not be OK and would not be checkpointable.

I know we're not quite in real-life territory here, yet, but I'm still

-- Dave

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