[lkml]   [2000]   [Feb]   [15]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: CLONE_KILLVMCH flag proposal
> "p->mm" is unreliable: theoritically, a thread could be in temporary lazy
> tlb mode (start_lazy_tlb() in kernel/exit.c), then p->mm will be NULL. AFAIK
> this feature is not yet used.

if you wanted to kill all the threads of a clone without any suprises then
probably you want to look at how p->parent_exec_id and p->self_exec_id
are used for parent signalling on thread death. I think there is enough info
to actually answer the 'who are the threads' question

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:56    [W:0.052 / U:4.680 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site