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SubjectRe: Fw: 2.5.61 oops running SDET

On Sun, 16 Feb 2003, Manfred Spraul wrote:
>
> AFAICS both exec and exit rely on write_lock_irq(tasklist_lock) for
> synchronization of changes to tsk->sig{,hand}.

Yeah, as I sent out in my last email this does seem to be true right now,
but it's really not correct. It's disgusting that we use such a
fundamental global lock to protect something so trivially local to the one
process, where the local per-process lock really should be more than
enough.

Linus

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