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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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