Re: [PATCH v2] Implement /proc/pid/kill

From: Joel Fernandes
Date: Wed Oct 31 2018 - 17:48:00 EST

On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 04:33:53AM +1100, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
> On 2018-10-31, Joel Fernandes <joel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I suggest to maintainers we take this in as an intermediate solution
> > since we don't have anything close to it and this is a real issue, and
> > the fix proposed is simple.
> I would suggest we wait until after LPC to see what Christian's design
> is (given that, from what I've heard, it will help us solve more
> problems than just the kill(2) issue).
> I am very skeptical of adding new procfs files as an "intermediate
> solution" (procfs is the most obvious example of an interface which is
> effectively written in stone). Especially if this would conflict with
> the idea Christian will propose -- as he said, there were proposals to
> do this in the past and they didn't get anywhere because of lack of
> discussion and brainstorming before posting patches.

Fine with me, thanks.