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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Add prctl to set sibling thread names
KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:

> John, I'd prefer to suggested another design.
> How about this?
>
> 1. remove pid argument from prctl
> 2. cancel pthread_setname_np()
> 3. instead, create pthread_attr_setname_np()
> 4. pthread_create() change own thread name by pthread_attr.
>
>
> It avoid many racy problem automatically.

Perhaps, but it also greatly reduces the flexibility of the
implementation by restricting name changes to create time.

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Darren Hart
IBM Linux Technology Center
Real-Time Linux Team


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