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SubjectRe: Who changed /proc/<pid>/ in 2.6.0-test5-bk9?
Linus Torvalds wrote:

> I think /proc/self most likely _should_ point into the thread, not the
> task.

As much as I want to not see this, I fear I have to agree.

There is, for instance, no guarantee that all CLONE_THREAD clones also
have CLONE_FILES set. Then using /proc/self/%d for some thread-local
file descriptor will return the process group leaders file descriptor,
not the own.

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