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Re: [PATCH] Make start_code and end_code available in /proc/*/stat

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make start_code and end_code available in /proc/*/stat
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:29:28 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Richard Braun, le Thu 29 Aug 2013 12:23:54 +0200, a écrit :
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:05:30PM +0200, Justus Winter wrote:
> > Quoting Samuel Thibault (2013-08-29 00:24:59)
> > > Mmm, I'm not sure whether we really want to introduce
> > > proc_set_code/proc_get_code just for killall5.  We could just put
> > > 0x08000000 / 0x09000000 values for non-essential processes.  What do you
> > > think?
> > 
> > To be honest, I spent most of the time on that part, thinking that the
> > chances of getting this merged without discussion would improve if I
> > just implement this instead of providing wrong values to appease
> > killall5. Also, providing the correct values aligns our procfs more
> > closely with the Linux one, and that is one of the points of our
> > procfs, isn't it?
> What's the problem with adding support for valid values ?

I just mean it's more code not necessarily interesting for other use
cases. I'm not against it, I'm just wondering how much useful it is.


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