IPC from L4Linux

Daniel Vandersee dvandersee at escrypt.com
Thu Nov 2 11:00:56 CET 2006

Adam Lackorzynski wrote:
> On Fri Oct 27, 2006 at 11:43:40 +0200, Daniel Vandersee wrote:
>>>>> when I place an ipc call from a l4linux task to an l4 server, I always
>>>>> get a task number, which, I think, is not assigned. Is for every l4linux
>>>>> task a new l4 task is generated/reserved?
>>> Yes. Every L4Linux process is run in a separate L4 task, Linux system calls
>>> are reflected to the L4Linux server.
>> Is it possible to determine the task number of the parent process
>> anyhow? Or is it possible to get a list of subprocesses L4Linux has created?
> Not without coding something.

Could you get more specific, please? Does it mean I have to write (or at
least to modify) a task server which allows me to determine the
hierarchy? What if an application uses l4_task_new to create a new task
instead of using a task server? In this case I can't figure out the
parent task, can I?


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