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SubjectRe: Thread_Id
On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 16:32 +0530, RVK wrote:
> Ian Campbell wrote:
> >What Arjan is saying is that pthread_t is a cookie -- this means that
> >you cannot interpret it in any way, it is just a "thing" which you can
> >pass back to the API, that pthread_t happens to be typedef'd to unsigned
> >long int is irrelevant.
> Do you want to say for both 2.6.x and 2.4.x I should interpret that way ?

As I understand it, yes, you should never try and assign any meaning to
the values. The fact that you may have been able to find some apparent
meaning under 2.4 is just a coincidence.


Ian Campbell
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