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SubjectRe: Killing clones
> About a year ago a least was a a discussion about fixing up the
> CLONE_PID flag so that thread id's would be encoded in the upper bits of
> the pid. One could have ps list only the proc info for the initial
> thread (or other thread if the initial has exited), and be able to see
> what initial process all the threads are associated with.

So if 32-bit [real] PIDs come around (there was talk of them appearing in
2.1.x, and it's something I think a few people would like to see) then
we'd have 48 or 64 bit PIDs with thread info?
-Rob H.


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