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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) sys_exit(), threading, scalable-exit-2.5.31-A6
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 10:42:06AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> We sh ould just have made a separate "tsk->tracer" pointer, instead of
> continuing with the perverted "my parent is my tracer" logic. We shouldn't
> really re-write the parent/child relationship just because we're being
> traced.

I've always wondered if the process model shouldn't be virtualized much
like files are virtual. One application of this could be for ptraced
processes, they have a different ops vector than non-traced processes.
Any chance that could work?
Larry McVoy lm at
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