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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Dave McCracken <dmccr@us.ibm.com>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Provide system call to get task id
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 10:44:54 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0110081042430.8212-100000@penguin.transmeta.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <E15qcua-00010T-00@the-village.bc.nu>


On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> Really the fix is to back out the stupid getpid hack. The thread group
> is known by user space and can be managed by user space

I agree on a purely technical level, but the same could be said about all
the other group ID stuff too, so..

I'll add a gettid(), except I won't be moving reserved system calls
around. I didn't even realize I had removed gettid - it was there in the
2.4.0-test kernels that implemented the signal groups, and I meant to only
revert the unsafe signals stuff..

		Linus


  reply	other threads:[~2001-10-08 17:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-10-08 15:46 Dave McCracken
2001-10-08 15:52 ` Christoph Hellwig
2001-10-08 16:07   ` Alan Cox
2001-10-08 16:05 ` Alan Cox
2001-10-08 17:44   ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2001-10-08 17:52     ` Alan Cox
2001-10-08 18:17       ` Linus Torvalds
2001-10-08 22:15         ` Miquel van Smoorenburg
2001-10-08 21:53   ` David Woodhouse

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