Config option CONFIG_PROC_EVENTS?

Balbir Singh bsingharora at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 14:22:38 UTC 2008


On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 7:39 PM, Amit Kucheria <amit at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Balbir Singh <bsingharora at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've looked at the latest intrepid kernel (I've been using Ubuntu
>> since Feisty) and I find that CONFIG_PROC_EVENTS (user space
>> notification of events like fork()/exec(), etc) is not turned on. This
>> is a very useful feature and a user space library we are building for
>> cgroups (libcg.sf.net) intends to use this to automatically classify
>> tasks. Apart from our use, I think the feature is useful in general. I
>> am interested in getting the config option turned on, could someone
>> guide me to the correct procedure?
>
> Pushed to git[1]. It seems that PROC_EVENTS requires CONNECTOR=y.
>
> [1] http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/ubuntu-intrepid.git;a=commitdiff;h=81b7a5c0cfbe8ca7a01ee0e03fb623eb45bf4d8f
>

Thanks, Amit! Now I need to push libcgroup (libcg.sf.net) :) I'll find
the appropriate user space libraries list and request them.

Balbir Singh




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