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SubjectRe: [patch] user-vm-unlock-2.5.31-A2

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> A thread library - maybe not. But the SETTID thing makes sense even for
> a fork() user to avoid the fork/SIGCHLD race condition. In contrast, a
> CLRTID does _not_ make sense in that situation, so I actually think they
> are two separate issues (and should thus be two separate bits).

okay. And it also makes sense for a newly forked task to know (and cache)
its own PID, without having to call getpid() again.

Ingo

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