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SubjectRe: Endless overcommit memory thread.
Followup to:  <>
By author: Linda Walsh <>
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> 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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