Re: [PATCH] Fix a race in pid generation that causes pids to bereused immediately.

From: tytso
Date: Tue Jun 15 2010 - 08:56:58 EST

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 06:55:56PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I think you're probably right, as long as one sticks with 4-byte
> scalars. The cmpxchg-is-now-generic change snuck in under the radar
> (mine, at least).

Hmmm, what about unsigned longs? (Which might be 8 bytes on some

- Ted
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