On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 05:07:44AM -0500, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> Stephen C. Tweedie:
> > Maybe, but although a lot of the POSIX threads are reasonable,
> > things like requiring uid/gid updates to be instantly effective
> > across all threads in the process are just insane.
> If we had a task-group notion in the kernel, we could send some
> sort of signal to all tasks in the group.
You can do that anyway, in user space. Much cleaner.
> It is easy to share PIDs. Rename the old getpid() call to gettid()
> and introduce a new getpid() call. The directories in /proc should
> be seen as tasks, not processes.
User space. :-)
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