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    SubjectRE: Larger dev_t
    > Wichert Akkerman wrote:
    > > You are just delaying the problem then, at some point your uptime will
    > > be large enough that you have run through all 64bit pids for example.
    > 64 bits is enough to fork 1 million processes per second for over
    > 500,000 years. I think that's putting the problem off far enough.
    > -Mitch
    > -
    Ever thought about how you would kill a process: kill -9 127892752 doesn't
    sound very appealing to me.
    So you'd also need to implement a mechanism that allows for 'easy' selection
    of processes to kill, for example giving every process with the same name
    a unique identifier (like httpd_0, httpd_1, httpd_2 and so on).

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