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Re: Bug#682706: ITP: crtools -- tools for freezing/checkpointing/restoring a running application

On Tue, 2012-07-24 at 22:19 -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Artem Leshchev wrote:
> > * Package name    : crtools
> >   >...<
> > Checkpoint/Restore In Userspace, or CRIU, is a tool, that can freeze a running
> > application (or part of it) and checkpoint it to a hard drive as a collection
> > of files. You can then use the files to restore and run the application from
> > the point it was frozen at. The distinctive feature of the CRIU project is that
> > it is mainly implemented in user space.
> NB Kapil, would you be kind to clarify the relation/comparison?
> i.e. like :

This one uses some new kernel facilities that allow checkpoint/restart
to be done reliably.


Ben Hutchings
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