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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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