[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: thread groups bug?

--On Thursday, February 28, 2002 16:20:21 -0800 Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:

> Maybe killing the other threads on execve _is_ the right thing after all,
> if that also gives us POSIX behaviour.
> Who actually maintains the pthread library? I don't think they use
> CLONE_THREAD at all yet, right?

As far as I know, Linuxthreads is maintained by Ullrich Drepper, and it
doesn't use CLONE_THREAD. IBM's NGPT pthread library does use
CLONE_THREAD, and I'm the one who's handling kernel issues related to it.

I could code up something that does a 'kill the thread group on execve' if
you'd like me to.

Dave McCracken

Dave McCracken IBM Linux Base Kernel Team 1-512-838-3059 T/L 678-3059

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:21    [W:0.090 / U:1.156 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site