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From: Cedric Le Goater <>
To: Andrew Morton <>
Cc: "Serge E. Hallyn" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] extend clone_flags using parent_tidptr argument
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 09:20:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Andrew Morton wrote:
> 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
> clone-prepare-to-recycle-clone_detached-and-clone_stopped.patch
> That patch has been cut back to only recycle CLONE_STOPPED because there
> indeed was software out there which is setting CLONE_DETACHED.
> See

bummer, I used the wrong one :/


      reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05  8:20 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
2008-02-05  8:20     ` Cedric Le Goater [this message]

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