Re: [RFC] ps command race fix

From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 21:18:56 EST

On Sun, 13 Aug 2006 12:12:22 -0700
Paul Jackson <pj@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Eric wrote:
> > Actually except when we can't find the process we were just at
> > the current code doesn't miss any newly added processes.
> Random thought -- could we have file descriptors open on /proc put some
> sort of 'hold' on whatever /proc entry they were just at, so it doesn't
> disappear out from under them, even if that process has otherwise fully
> exited?

Sorry for long absense, I was on vacation.

I and my colleague are still working on ps command fix.

For holding, I have a patch to insert a token in a list to remember its
position. but my colleague may have another thought.


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