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What it's for

What it's for

Posted Nov 8, 2007 0:45 UTC (Thu) by i3839 (guest, #31386)
In reply to: What it's for by samroberts
Parent article: Process IDs in a multi-namespace world

There are quite a lot systemcalls taking a pid as argument, so isolating processes' pids has
the effect of containing those calls. To name a couple important ones, ptrace(2) and kill(2).

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