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SubjectRe: init's children list is long and slows reaping children.


On Fri, 6 Apr 2007, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >
> > or lets just face it and name it what it is: process_struct ;-)
>
> That'd be fine too! Wonder if Linus would swallow a rename patch like
> that...

I don't really see the point. It's not even *true*. A "process" includes
more than the shared signal-handling - it would include files and fs etc
too.

So it's actually *more* correct to call it the shared signal state than it
would be to call it "process" state.

Linus
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