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    SubjectRe: Threads are processes that share more

    On 20010621 Stephen Satchell wrote:
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    >By the way, I'm surprised no one has mentioned that a synonym for "thread"
    >is "lightweight process".
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    In linux. Perhaps this the fault.
    In IRIX, you have sprocs and threads. sprocs have independent pids and you
    can control what you share (mappings, fd table...). Threads group under
    same pid.
    Linux chose the sproc way...

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