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    SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) sys_exit(), threading, scalable-exit-2.5.31-A6

    --On Monday, August 19, 2002 02:29:08 PM -0700 Linus Torvalds
    <torvalds@transmeta.com> wrote:

    > No, you only need to make debugged children slightly pecial in wait4(), in
    > that the parent must never see their state, only the fact that they are
    > there (as if they were still running, in short, regardless of their _real_
    > state)

    So does that mean we need something like a 'count of children stolen by
    debuggers' in the task struct that wait4() can check?

    Dave

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    Dave McCracken IBM Linux Base Kernel Team 1-512-838-3059
    dmccr@us.ibm.com T/L 678-3059

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