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SubjectRe: Killing clones
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Followup to:  <199708150756.DAA18440@dcl.MIT.EDU>
By author: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@MIT.EDU>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> glibc already uses 32 bit PIDs. It's again up to the kernel to make
> the move.
>
> In general this brings up the question of whether we want to enforce a
> requirement that people upgrade to glibc when we move forward to the 2.2
> kernel.....
>

My opinion is: 2.2, probably not (unless it is *way* late); 2.4
probably, as by then we're really going to need things that break
backward compatibility due to silly limits.

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