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Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:10:43 -0700
From: Kees Cook <>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>,, 
	Randy Dunlap <>, Darren Hart <>, 
	Peter Zijlstra <>, Andrew Morton <>, 
	Jiri Kosina <>, David Howells <>, 
	"Serge E. Hallyn" <>,,,, 
	Linux Containers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] futex: mark get_robust_list as deprecated

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Eric W. Biederman
<> wrote:
> Kees Cook <> writes:
>> Notify get_robust_list users that the syscall is going away.
> Has anyone asked the question if the folks working on checkpoint/restart
> are going to need this.
> This seems like important information to know if you want to checkpoint
> a process.

Hm, that might be true. But, I guess that's why it's lucky it's a
separate patch. :) The first patch is still desirable, IMO.


Kees Cook
ChromeOS Security

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