[RFC][PATCH 00/11] track files for checkpointability

Nathan Lynch ntl at pobox.com
Tue Mar 10 10:23:20 PDT 2009


"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Quoting Nathan Lynch (ntl at pobox.com):
> > Please consider this and a following patch.
> > 
> > >From a0fb96aa41c4d360559013cfd7f32f07f449c1c4 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Nathan Lynch <ntl at pobox.com>
> > Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:23:02 -0500
> > Subject: [PATCH] checkpoint: make files_deny_checkpointing print task name and pid
> > 
> > This lets the developer know *which* task performed an action that
> > prevents checkpoint.
> > 
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <ntl at pobox.com>
> > ---
> >  fs/file.c                  |    2 +-
> >  fs/open.c                  |    2 +-
> >  include/linux/checkpoint.h |   13 +++++++------
> >  3 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/fs/file.c b/fs/file.c
> > index 0501af6..fcb2803 100644
> > --- a/fs/file.c
> > +++ b/fs/file.c
> > @@ -299,7 +299,7 @@ static void __scan_files_for_cr(struct files_struct *files)
> >  			continue;
> >  		if (cr_file_supported(f))
> >  			continue;
> > -		files_deny_checkpointing(files);
> > +		files_deny_checkpointing(current, files);
> 
> Ah but you can't do this, because __scan_files_for_cr is called
> from dupfd which is called during copy_files, right?

Are you saying that the message should identify the child instead of
the parent as the uncheckpointable task?



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