[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: thread group comments

    On 1 Sep 2000, Ulrich Drepper wrote:

    > "Andi Kleen" <> 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.

    Well, that can be solved by having a separate "threadkill()" system call.

    But I'd much rather just have the "n+1" thing. The overhead is basically
    nonexistent, and it simplifies so many things.


    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 12:38    [W:0.021 / U:6.368 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site