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SubjectRe: [patch] procfs/procps threading performance speedup, 2.5.62
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:20:38AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > It would just be _so_ much nicer if the threads would show up as
> > subdirectories ie /proc/<tgid>/<tid>/xxx. More scalable, more readable,
> > and just generally more sane.
>
> It shouldn't even be all that much harder. You only really need to add the
> "lookup()" and "readdir()" logic to the pid-fd's, and they both should be
> fairly straightforward, ie something like the appended should do the
> lookup() part.
>
> (UNTESTED! NOT COMPILED! PROBABLY HORRIBLY BUGGY! CAVEAT USER! CONCEPTUAL
> CODE ONLY! YOU GET THE IDEA! I'M GETTING HOARSE FROM ALL THE SHOUTING!)

It'd be a little (very little) more complex, but can I once again
suggest /proc/<tgid>/threads/<tid> instead of /proc/<tgid>/<tid>/xxx?


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Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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