Re: prctl(PR_SET_MM)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Feb 21 2013 - 17:18:47 EST

On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:00:28 +0400
Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Amnon Shiloh <u3557@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: prctl: Make PR_SET_MM being depend on own CONFIG_MM_FIELDS_SETTING
> ...
> Signed-off-by: Amnon Shiloh <u3557@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The "..." makes me sad.

If/when this patch gets sent for real, please explain the reasons?
AFAICT it permits the enabling of prctl(PR_SET_MM) in
CONFIG_CHECKPOINT_RESTORE=n kernels. If that was indeed the intent,

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