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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND 2/2] pidns: Expose task pid_ns_for_children to userspace
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 03:05:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:27:59 +0300 Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com> wrote:
>
> > pid_ns_for_children set by a task is known only to the task itself,
> > and it's impossible to identify it from outside.
> >
> > It's a big problem for checkpoint/restore software like CRIU,
> > because it can't correctly handle tasks, that do setns(CLONE_NEWPID)
> > in proccess of their work.
> >
> > This patch solves the problem, and it exposes pid_ns_for_children
> > to ns directory in standard way with the name "pid_for_children":
> >
> > ~# ls /proc/5531/ns -l | grep pid
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jan 14 16:38 pid -> pid:[4026531836]
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jan 14 16:38 pid_for_children -> pid:[4026532286]
> >
> > --- a/fs/proc/namespaces.c
> > +++ b/fs/proc/namespaces.c
> > @@ -23,6 +23,7 @@ static const struct proc_ns_operations *ns_entries[] = {
> > #endif
> > #ifdef CONFIG_PID_NS
> > &pidns_operations,
> > + &pidns_for_children_operations,
> > #endif
>
> This interface should be documented somewhere under Documentation/.
> But I can't immediately find where the /proc/pid/ns/ pseudo-files are
> documented...

I know that they are documented in man7/namespaces.7

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/man-pages/man-pages.git/tree/man7/namespaces.7#n187

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