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From: Andrew Morton <>
To: "Serge E. Hallyn" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] extend clone_flags using parent_tidptr argument
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 13:38:10 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:24:16 -0600
"Serge E. Hallyn" <> wrote:

> Quoting Cedric Le Goater (
> > From: Cedric Le Goater <>
> >
> > We have at least 2 patchsets requiring each a new clone flag and there it 
> > is, we've reached the limit, none are left.  
> > This patch uses the CLONE_DETACHED flag (unused) as a marker to extend the 
> Are we pretty sure that there is no legacy software out there which has
> continued to specify CLONE_DETACHED since the kernel ignores it?

Please see -mm's

That patch has been cut back to only recycle CLONE_STOPPED because there
indeed was software out there which is setting CLONE_DETACHED.


  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-04 21:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-04 17:27 [PATCH 2/2] extend clone_flags using parent_tidptr argument Cedric Le Goater
2008-02-04 20:24 ` Serge E. Hallyn
2008-02-04 21:38   ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-05  8:20     ` Cedric Le Goater

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