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SubjectRe: thread groups bug?

--On Thursday, February 28, 2002 16:20:21 -0800 Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@transmeta.com> wrote:

> Maybe killing the other threads on execve _is_ the right thing after all,
> if that also gives us POSIX behaviour.
>
> Who actually maintains the pthread library? I don't think they use
> CLONE_THREAD at all yet, right?

As far as I know, Linuxthreads is maintained by Ullrich Drepper, and it
doesn't use CLONE_THREAD. IBM's NGPT pthread library does use
CLONE_THREAD, and I'm the one who's handling kernel issues related to it.

I could code up something that does a 'kill the thread group on execve' if
you'd like me to.

Dave McCracken

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