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SubjectRe: [patch] procfs/procps threading performance speedup, 2.5.62
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 04:47:15PM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> In article <Pine.LNX.4.44.0302201656030.30000-100000@localhost.localdomain>,
> Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
> >the fix for this is two-fold. First, it must be possible for procps to
> >separate 'threads' from 'processes' without having to go into 16 thousand
> >directories. I solved this by prefixing 'threads' (ie. non-group-leader
> >threads) with a dot ('.') character in the /proc listing:
>
> Why not put threads belonging to a thread group into /proc/17072/threads ?

I'm also inclined to think this is a good idea. We could even choose
to use /proc/17072/lwp, to match Solaris, but it's probably not worth
it since the semantics are different.

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Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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