[PATCH 1/2] add SA_CLDREBOOT flag

Oleg Nesterov oleg at redhat.com
Sun Aug 14 09:15:32 PDT 2011

On 08/11, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> Add the SA_CLDREBOOT flag to enable the CLD_REBOOT on SIGCHLD
> when a process of a child pid namespace calls the reboot syscall.

I doubt this is really useful in general. SIGCHLD doesn't queue,
if the parent of init already has the pending SIGCHLD it won't see
CLD_REBOOTED anyway. Anyway, you do not need a special helper to
fill siginfo.

And personally I strongly dislike SA_CLDREBOOT. For what? Imho, this
is unnecessary complication. If we want SIGCHLD-on-reboot, just send
it unconditionally.


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