Re: 2.6.18 -mm merge plans
From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Sat Jun 10 2006 - 03:51:14 EST
"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Egads, I apologize.
> Apparently I was in a daze, as I'd forgotten that converting
> all kernel_thread users to kthread was something else we wanted
> to work towards, and which Christoph had explicitly asked for
> help with.
Yep. And the linux-vserver guys discovered the hard way.
>> Ok a couple of comments.
>> As I recall there are some pretty sane ways of going
>> from struct pid to a task_struct and then we can use things
>> like group_send_sig.
> Oh, you mean instead of doing kill_proc(struct pid->nr), which
> I guess was pretty braindead? :)
I think it defeats half our purpose.
> Ok, futile as this may have seemed overall, I think it's helped
> me figure out what to actually do.
Sure and that is what it was aimed to do.
You want to attack the kernel_thread -> kthread thing?
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