[C/R v20][PATCH 00/96] Linux Checkpoint-Restart - v20

Andrew Morton akpm at linux-foundation.org
Thu Apr 1 16:57:54 PDT 2010

On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 18:37:10 -0500
"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue at us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Quoting Oren Laadan (orenl at cs.columbia.edu):
> > Hi Andrew,
> > 
> > Following up on the thread on the checkpoint-restart patch set
> > (http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/3/1/422), the following series is the
> > latest checkpoint/restart, based on 2.6.33.
> > 
> > The first 20 patches are cleanups and prepartion for c/r; they
> > are followed by the actual c/r code.
> > 
> > Please apply to -mm, and let us know if there is any way we can
> > help.
> Hi Andrew,
> Oren sent v20 of the checkpoint/restart patchset out two weeks ago.
> We've addressed some feedback from linux-fsdevel and added network and
> pid namespace support.  So we could resend again now.  However we also
> have a bigger patchset in the works which is feature-neutral, but moves
> all the code out of linux-2.6/checkpoint/ and next to the code it
> affects.  I ancitipate #ifdef clashes though, so we'll
> need to do quite a bit of various-config-and-arch testing of the new
> code layout.  If you're at a good point to pull it, we can resend the
> code as is now so as to get some wider testing exposure. Or, if you prefer,
> we can wait until after the code move in case that would be seen as more
> amenable to meaningful review.

I guess the final product would be better.  It sounds like it'll have
the added benefit of making the various interested parties pay more
attention, too ;)

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