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Date:   Sat, 16 May 2020 15:29:18 +0200
From:   Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@...ntu.com>
To:     Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
Cc:     Nate Karstens <nate.karstens@...min.com>,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Jeff Layton <jlayton@...nel.org>,
        "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...ldses.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Richard Henderson <rth@...ddle.net>,
        Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@...assic.park.msu.ru>,
        Matt Turner <mattst88@...il.com>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <James.Bottomley@...senpartnership.com>,
        Helge Deller <deller@....de>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-alpha@...r.kernel.org, linux-parisc@...r.kernel.org,
        sparclinux@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Changli Gao <xiaosuo@...il.com>,
        a.josey@...ngroup.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Implement close-on-fork

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 08:57:30AM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 10:23:17AM -0500, Nate Karstens wrote:
> > Series of 4 patches to implement close-on-fork. Tests have been
> > published to https://github.com/nkarstens/ltp/tree/close-on-fork
> > and cover close-on-fork functionality in the following syscalls:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > This functionality was approved by the Austin Common Standards
> > Revision Group for inclusion in the next revision of the POSIX
> > standard (see issue 1318 in the Austin Group Defect Tracker).
> 
> NAK to this patch series, and the entire concept.

Yeah.
But also, stuff like this should really be on linux-api.

Christian

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