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SubjectRe: thread group comments
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"Andi Kleen" <ak@suse.de> writes:

> I've been thinking about how to best get rid of the thread manager for
> thread creation in LinuxThreads. It is currently needed to do the wait.

If you get rid of the manager thread (the +1 thread) then you have
another problem: you cannot send a signal explicitly to this thread
(to implement pthread_kill). The PID of this initial thread is now
used as the PID of the thread group.

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