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    SubjectRe: [patch] threading fix, tid-2.5.47-A3
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    Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > - please don't introduce a new pointer, just use the old one. There
    > appears to be no cases where you want to have different pointers
    > anyway.

    Although I could imagine a possible situation where this might be useful
    I haven't had the need. And not adding a new pointer means that
    clone() on x86 has a parameter register left which might be important in
    future.

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