[Drbd-dev] + exec-allow-core_pipe-recursion-check-to-look-for-a-value-of-1-rather -than-0.patch added to -mm tree

Oleg Nesterov oleg at redhat.com
Wed Jan 27 18:58:52 CET 2010

On 01/27, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> Currently only d_coredump() needs this new feature, but please note
> that ____call_usermodehelper() was already "uglified" for the coredumping
> over the pipe.
> If we add sub_info->finit(), then probably we should move the code
> under "if (sub_info->stdin)" from ____call_usermodehelper() to
> core_pipe_setup() ?

And, perhaps, we should not change call_usermodehelper() and all its
callers? If the caller needs ->finit() it can customize subprocess_info
like call_usermodehelper_pipe() already does?

To clarify, I don't have a "strong" opinion, I am just asking.


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