[Ksummit-2010-discuss] checkpoint-restart: naked patch

Tejun Heo tj at kernel.org
Fri Nov 19 08:32:31 PST 2010

On 11/19/2010 05:27 PM, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 6:19 PM, Tejun Heo <tj at kernel.org> wrote:
>>> The paragon of absurdity is struct task_struct::did_exec .
>> Yeah, then go and figure how to do that in a way which would be useful
>> for other purposes too instead of trying to shove the whole
>> checkpointer inside the kernel.  It sure would be harder but hey
>> that's the way it is.
> System call for one bit? This is ridiculous.

Why not just a flag in proc entry?  It's a frigging single bit.

> Doing execve(2) for userspace C/R is ridicoulous too (and likely
> doesn't work).

Really, whatever.  Just keep doing what you're doing.  Hey, if it
makes you happy, it can't be too wrong.


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