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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Mike Christie <michael.christie@oracle.com>,
	stefanha@redhat.com, jasowang@redhat.com, mst@redhat.com,
	sgarzare@redhat.com, virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	axboe@kernel.dk, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/8] fork: add helper to clone a process
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:01:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YURLQvJAO2mCX0zJ@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210917074440.qwo6anrtxa7lj657@wittgenstein>

On Fri, Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44:40AM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> > generally want a printf-like varargs caling conventions.  I'd also
> > much prefer to hide as much as possible in the actual helper.  That is
> > build a helper that gets the name, a flag to ignore the singals etc
> > instead of exporting all these random low-level helpers.
> 
> Yes, I think that's really what we want here.

In a way this would mean enhancing the kthread API to also support I/O
threads.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-17  8:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-16 21:20 [PATCH 0/8] Use copy_process/create_io_thread in vhost layer Mike Christie
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 1/8] fork: add helper to clone a process Mike Christie
2021-09-17  6:00   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-17  7:44     ` Christian Brauner
2021-09-17  8:01       ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2021-09-17  8:43         ` Christian Brauner
2021-09-17  8:48   ` Christian Brauner
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 2/8] signal: Export ignore_signals Mike Christie
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 3/8] fork: add option to not clone or dup files Mike Christie
2021-09-17  8:54   ` Christian Brauner
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 4/8] fork: move PF_IO_WORKER's kernel frame setup to new flag Mike Christie
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 5/8] io_uring: switch to kernel_copy_process Mike Christie
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 6/8] vhost: move worker thread fields to new struct Mike Christie
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 7/8] vhost: use kernel_copy_process to check RLIMITs and inherit cgroups Mike Christie
2021-09-20 20:47   ` kernel test robot
2021-09-16 21:20 ` [PATCH 8/8] vhost: remove cgroup code Mike Christie

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