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SubjectRe: init's children list is long and slows reaping children.
On Fri, 6 Apr 2007, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Davide Libenzi <> writes:
> > On Fri, 6 Apr 2007, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >
> >> Sure. It would be nice to move ->children into signal_struct at first.
> >> Except this change breaks (in fact fixes) ->pdeath_signal behaviour.
> >
> > Ohhh, the "signal" struct! Funny name for something that nowadays has
> > probably no more than a 5% affinity with signal-related tasks :/
> Hmm. I wonder if we should just rename it the struct thread_group,
> or struct task_group. Those seem slightly more accurate names.

Almost *anything* is better than "signal_struct" ;)
A task_group could be fine, so something on the line of task_shared_ctx.

- Davide

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