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Re: pthread_kill is racy: probably needs kernel change



On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 02:27:56AM +0100, Luca Barbieri wrote:
> Here is the proposed kernel patch: only tested compilation.
> The NPTL change is even more trivial.
> 
> Should I go forward with this?

You can't change the interface of tkill at this date, it's already in
use.

How real is this race anyway?  Maybe if you have your pid_max down
really, really low...

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer





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