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SubjectRe: Thread Questions
On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> > You could enhance a file /proc/<pid>/stat (or some other, or invent
> > a new one) to export a VM cookie (sorry, working with Mark made the
> > word "cookie" my favourite one and I can't think of a better :)
> > which is nothing other than a current->mm value, i.e. a kernel
> > virtual address. Then you can easily detect CLONE_VM threads.
> Note that this isn't a proper way to detect threads.

I wasn't suggesting it as generic way of detecting threads. He wanted to
detect CLONE_VM threads and the above method does work for them.


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