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// Copyright (c) 2012 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
#include <unistd.h>
#include <string>
#include <vector>
// TODO(jln) base::TerminationStatus should be forward declared when switching
// to C++11.
#include "base/process/kill.h"
namespace content {
// The ZygoteForkDelegate allows the Chrome Linux zygote to delegate
// fork operations to another class that knows how to do some
// specialized version of fork.
class ZygoteForkDelegate {
// A ZygoteForkDelegate is created during Chrome linux zygote
// initialization, and provides "fork()" functionality as an
// alternative to forking the zygote. A new delegate is passed in
// as an argument to ZygoteMain().
virtual ~ZygoteForkDelegate() {}
// Initialization happens in the zygote after it has been
// started by ZygoteMain.
// If |enable_layer1_sandbox| is true, the delegate must enable a
// layer-1 sandbox such as the setuid sandbox.
virtual void Init(int sandboxdesc, bool enable_layer1_sandbox) = 0;
// After Init, supply a UMA_HISTOGRAM_ENUMERATION the delegate would like
// reported to the browser process. (Note: Because these reports are
// piggy-backed onto fork responses that don't otherwise contain UMA reports,
// this method may not be called until much later.)
virtual void InitialUMA(std::string* uma_name,
int* uma_sample,
int* uma_boundary_value) = 0;
// Returns 'true' if the delegate would like to handle a given fork
// request. Otherwise returns false. Optionally, fills in uma_name et al
// with a report the helper wants to make via UMA_HISTOGRAM_ENUMERATION.
virtual bool CanHelp(const std::string& process_type, std::string* uma_name,
int* uma_sample, int* uma_boundary_value) = 0;
// Indexes of FDs in the vector passed to Fork().
enum {
// Used to pass in the descriptor for talking to the Browser
// The PID oracle is used in the protocol for discovering the
// child process's real PID from within the SUID sandbox.
// The child process is required to write to the socket after
// successfully forking.
kNumPassedFDs // Number of FDs in the vector passed to Fork().
// Delegate forks, returning a -1 on failure. Outside the
// suid sandbox, Fork() returns the Linux process ID.
// This method is not aware of any potential pid namespaces, so it'll
// return a raw pid just like fork() would.
// Delegate is responsible for communicating the channel ID to the
// newly created child process.
virtual pid_t Fork(const std::string& process_type,
const std::vector<int>& fds,
const std::string& channel_id) = 0;
// The fork delegate must also assume the role of waiting for its children
// since the caller will not be their parents and cannot do it. |pid| here
// should be a pid that has been returned by the Fork() method. i.e. This
// method is completely unaware of eventual PID namespaces due to sandboxing.
// |known_dead| indicates that the process is already dead and that a
// blocking wait() should be performed. In this case, GetTerminationStatus()
// will send a SIGKILL to the target process first.
virtual bool GetTerminationStatus(pid_t pid, bool known_dead,
base::TerminationStatus* status,
int* exit_code) = 0;
} // namespace content