Re: [patch] O(1) sys_exit(), threading, scalable-exit-2.5.31-A6

From: Dave McCracken (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 16:42:22 EST

--On Monday, August 19, 2002 02:29:08 PM -0700 Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:

> No, you only need to make debugged children slightly pecial in wait4(), in
> that the parent must never see their state, only the fact that they are
> there (as if they were still running, in short, regardless of their _real_
> state)

So does that mean we need something like a 'count of children stolen by
debuggers' in the task struct that wait4() can check?


Dave McCracken IBM Linux Base Kernel Team 1-512-838-3059 T/L 678-3059

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