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From: Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Andrei Vagin <avagin@gmail.com>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Linux List Kernel Mailing <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>, Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@virtuozzo.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Adrian Reber <adrian@lisas.de>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/2] fork: add clone3
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2019 00:13:57 +0200
Message-ID: <20190531221356.uekyzxhtuijgj4pg@brauner.io> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=whQP-Ykxi=zSYaV9iXsHsENa+2fdj-zYKwyeyed63Lsfw@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 01:38:29PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 3:24 PM Andrei Vagin <avagin@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Thank you for thinking about time namespaces. I looked at this patch
> > quickly and I would suggest to move a termination signal out of flags. I
> > think we can add a separate field (exit_signal) into clone_args. Does it
> > make sense? For me, exit_signal in flags always looked weird...
> 
> I agree - the child signal in flags was always just a "it fits" kind
> of thing, and that was obviously true back then, but is not true now.

(Traveling until Monday, so sorry for delayed responses.)

Yip, I agree that this is a good idea (answered Andrei's mail just now
saying the same thing). I'll send out a new version of the patch with
these changes added next week.

Christian

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-29 15:22 Christian Brauner
2019-05-29 15:22 ` [PATCH v1 2/2] arch: wire-up clone3() syscall on x86 Christian Brauner
2019-05-29 15:42 ` [PATCH v1 1/2] fork: add clone3 Yann Droneaud
2019-05-31 22:08   ` Christian Brauner
2019-06-01  8:49     ` Yann Droneaud
2019-05-29 22:24 ` Andrei Vagin
2019-05-31 20:38   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-05-31 22:13     ` Christian Brauner [this message]
2019-05-31 22:08   ` Christian Brauner
2019-05-30 13:20 ` Szabolcs Nagy
2019-05-31  8:14   ` Arnd Bergmann

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