Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:23:41 +0000 From: Jessica Frazelle <me@...sfraz.com> To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...gle.com>, Xing Gao <xgao01@...il.wm.edu>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com> Subject: Re: /proc/timer_list leaks the real pids of the associated processes Don't worry I wasn't saying it was useful. It's unnecessary. On Wed, Feb 8, 2017, 01:47 Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> wrote: > On Tue, 7 Feb 2017, Jessica Frazelle wrote: > > > So I used to use this "feature" as a hack to see if something was > > running in a k8s cluster or not because fluentd gives a lot of things > > away. > > That file does not tell you at all whether something is running or not. It > merily tells you that there are timers queued. > > > Runc basically decided to mask this file so it stopped happening > > though. But I think namespace aware is the right decision. > > Unless you can come up with a real good argument why this is usefull beyond > debugging and crystal ball hackery, it's going to go away. > > Thanks, > > tglx > Content of type "text/html" skipped
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