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* Re: [patch 019/233] proc: fix the threaded /proc/self
       [not found] <200802081218.m18CIHEx023631@imap1.linux-foundation.org>
@ 2008-02-08 13:54 ` Guillaume Chazarain
  2008-02-08 17:47   ` Eric W. Biederman
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Guillaume Chazarain @ 2008-02-08 13:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: akpm
  Cc: torvalds, ebiederm, mingo, oleg, rjw, roland, xemul,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List

On Feb 8, 2008 1:18 PM,  <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> Long ago when the CLONE_THREAD support first went it someone thought it
> would be wise to point /proc/self at /proc/<tgid> instead of /proc/<pid>.

The last message about this conversation is:

http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/12/1/172

So I thought we would end up with a new file, in order to make the
change discoverable.

-- 
Guillaume

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* Re: [patch 019/233] proc: fix the threaded /proc/self
  2008-02-08 13:54 ` [patch 019/233] proc: fix the threaded /proc/self Guillaume Chazarain
@ 2008-02-08 17:47   ` Eric W. Biederman
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Eric W. Biederman @ 2008-02-08 17:47 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Guillaume Chazarain
  Cc: akpm, torvalds, ebiederm, mingo, oleg, rjw, roland, xemul,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List

"Guillaume Chazarain" <guichaz@gmail.com> writes:

> On Feb 8, 2008 1:18 PM,  <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>> Long ago when the CLONE_THREAD support first went it someone thought it
>> would be wise to point /proc/self at /proc/<tgid> instead of /proc/<pid>.
>
> The last message about this conversation is:
>
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/12/1/172
>
> So I thought we would end up with a new file, in order to make the
> change discoverable.

Yes.  The above patch really is wrong.  There is at least one corner
case in procps that cares.

Andrew my apologies.  I noticed this earlier but forgot to ask you to
remove this from your tree.

Eric

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