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SubjectRe: Killing clones
   From: Ulrich Drepper <>
Date: 14 Aug 1997 18:54:24 +0200

> Because of such and other reasons it might be a good idea to move to
> a 32-bit pid in the future, so that pid's will be unique for a process.

glibc already uses 32 bit PIDs. It's again up to the kernel to make
the move.

In general this brings up the question of whether we want to enforce a
requirement that people upgrade to glibc when we move forward to the 2.2

- Ted

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