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    SubjectRe: Endless overcommit memory thread.
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: Linda Walsh <>
    In newsgroup:
    > I think there should be a 2nd system call with semantics like
    > 'vfork' or IRIX's sproc that explicitly allows data segment sharing
    > so only stack space needs to be allocated for the fork to work.
    > Current fork -- I lean toward not overcommitting -- it seems more
    > proper.

    You mean like vfork()? Or clone()?

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