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SubjectRe: PIDs limited to 15 significant bits
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:53:05PM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:

[The patch is available. There are a few security advantages.
Also, it makes a fork a just measurable fraction of a percent

How does it make it faster? The only thing I can see is it might
remove the heuristic we have for when PIDs wrap -- which technically
we still need.

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