Re: MAX_PID changes in 2.5.31

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 17:36:59 EST

Ingo Molnar writes:
> On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > Are you saying that people running libc 5 or even glibc 2.1 will
> > suddenly have their code broken?
> nope. Only if they use the 16-bit PID stuff in SysV IPC semaphores
> and message queues.

In other words, "yes, unless you happen not to use SysV IPC semaphores
or message queues in any of your binaries on your system". So you want
to break binary compatibility. Please don't. I don't want to downgrade
to glibc.


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