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SubjectRe: SCO: "thread creation is about a thousand times faster than
On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 08:17:19PM -0600, yodaiken@fsmlabs.com wrote:
> implementation will act as if the original exec'd program is the process
> and does all signal handling. This process may use pthread_kill
> to pass signals on to threads, but there is no interaction between

There are large security considerations. A process must be KILL and
STOPable, no matter wether it uses threads or not. every other semantics
would be a security nightmare (or make threads a root-only interface).

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