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SubjectRe: Thread implementations...
David Wragg writes:

> - The "process exit" message remain, but it is probably possible to
> use a signal for this.

What's this one?

> Having the manager thread receive a child death signal each time a
> thread exits is, although necessary in some cases, an unnecessary
> overhead in others (since usually a thread will clean up after itself
> and then call _exit()). I haven't though of a nice way to avoid this
> (yet).

If a thread cleans itself up properly, then it can just call prctl(2)
again and set the signal to 0 (disabling the signal).

Regards,

Richard....

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