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    SubjectRe: /proc/sys/kernel/pid_max issues
    On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 07:27:52AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    >> I'd suggest pushing for 64-bit+ pid's, then. IIRC most of the work
    >> there is in userspace (the in-kernel part is trivial).

    On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 04:51:48PM +0200, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
    > except for the various 'assumptions' done in procfs
    > to create the inode numbers ... but that is a different
    > story ...

    The overflow conditions in there are ugly and need someone willing to
    do more intensive work with that code to address them. It's not
    difficult per se, merely a lot of grubbing around with ugly code.


    -- wli
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