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SubjectRe: init's children list is long and slows reaping children.

* Ingo Molnar <> wrote:

> putting the freshly reaped tasks at the 'head' of the list is just a
> fancy (and incomplete) way of splitting the list up into two lists, and
> i'd advocate a clean split. Just like have have split the ptrace_list
> away from the main list too.

and in this sense your suggestion will happen:

> > I'd almost prefer to just not add kernel threads to any parent
> > process list *at*all*.

because that way kernel threads will never show up in the to-be-reaped
list, they'll only show up in the main list that represents the tree of

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