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SubjectRe: thread_info implementation
>>>>> On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:21:10 +0000, David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> said:

David.H> What might be worth doing is to move the task_struct slab
David.H> cache and (de-)allocator out of fork.c and to stick it in
David.H> the arch somewhere. Then archs aren't bound to have the two
David.H> separate. So for a system that can handle lots of memory,
David.H> you can allocate the thread_info, task_struct and
David.H> supervisor stack all on one very large chunk if you so
David.H> wish.

Could you do this? I'd prefer if task_info could be completely hidden
inside the x86/sparc arch-specific code, but if things are set up such
that we at least have the option to keep the stack, task_info, and
task_struct in a single chunk of memory (and without pointers between
them), I'd have much less of an issue with it.

--david
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