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    SubjectRe: Syslets, Threadlets, generic AIO support, v6
    On Wed, 30 May 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > > And then the semantics: do these descriptors should show up in
    > > /proc/self/fd? Are there separate directories for each namespace? Do
    > > they count against the rlimit?
    >
    > Oh, absolutely. The'd be real fd's in every way. People could use them
    > 100% equivalently (and concurrently) with the traditional ones. The whole,
    > and the _only_ point, would be that it breaks the legacy guarantees of a
    > dense fd space.
    >
    > Most apps don't actually *need* that dense fd space in any case. But by
    > defaulting to it, we wouldn't break those (few) apps that actually depend
    > on it.

    I agree. What would be a good interface to allocate fds in such area? We
    don't want to replicate syscalls, so maybe a special new dup function?



    - Davide


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