Re: [RFC v6][PATCH 0/9] Kernel based checkpoint/restart

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Mon Oct 20 2008 - 13:23:52 EST

On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 17:00 +1030, David Newall wrote:
> > The strace/gdb example is *really* hard; but for vfork, you just wait
> > until it's over. The interval between vfork and exec/exit should be
> > short enough not to affect the overall time for a checkpoint
> A malicious user could trivially exploit that.

You mean a malicious user could prevent a checkpoint from occurring by
doing this?

There are going to be a lot of those for a long while. :)

-- Dave

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