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Re: [Xen-devel] execve() in reboot.c ?

On 25 Jul 2005, at 21:48, Mark Williamson wrote:

As I recall, the current approach was copied from one of the other Linux

Personally I'd vote for signalling userspace rather than shelling a command
but I'll leave it up to whoever wants to write the code ;-)

Exec'ing a userspace program is a recognised method for signalling userspace these days, I believe. That's how hotplug works, certainly, and it does have the benefit of 'obviousness'.

 -- Keir

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