Subject: Re: Using curproc on nathanw_sa branch
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Gregory McGarry <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/28/2002 19:06:23
Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> There's also:
> (4) make lwp0->l_proc statically point to proc0. This seems like the
>     least-invasive option.
> > I'm not sure what the implications of option (2) are.
> Nor I. What are some MD pre-main() uses of curproc? There's a certain
> sensiblity to leaving the curproc pointer NULL until there is a
> structure with useful data to be pointed to. However, if MD bootstrap
> code is responsible for filling in parts of proc0/lwp0, this could be
> a problem.

ddb seems to be the primary problem here, but I'm not sure there
aren't other subsystems:


maybe others...

	-- Gregory McGarry <>