Re: Leveraging pidfs for process creation without fork

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On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 04:24:15PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 12:37:57PM -0400, John Cotton Ericson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I was excited to learn about about pidfds the other day, precisely in hopes
> > that it would open the door to such a "sane process creation API". I
> > searched the LKML, found this thread, and now hope to rekindle the
> > discussion; my apologies if there has been more discussion since that I
> Yeah, I haven't forgotten this discussion. A proposal is on my todo list
> for this year. So far I've scheduled some time to work on this in the
> fall.

Keep in mind that quite a few places in kernel/exit.c very much rely upon the
lack of anything outside of thread group adding threads into it.  Same for

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