Subject: Re: Kernel support for ELF-format core files
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/15/2001 00:23:37
Michael Graff wrote:
> Is there any reason we can't use larger process IDs?

The only reason AFAIK was to maintain compatibility with
other OSes - in fear that applications won't cope with large

Our pid_t is 32bit FWIW.
Jaromir Dolecek <>
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