Subject: thread fork [was Re: NetBSD 2.0 release date]
To: Kamal R Prasad <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/10/2003 14:12:56
Kamal R Prasad <> writes:

> I  believe the fork() from a thread does not exhibit POSIX compliant 
> behaviour.
> Pl. correct me if Im wrong.

To the best of my knowledge, the current implementation of fork() in a
thread is correct. How do you think it fails? The permitted behavior
of a child forked from a threaded process is quite limited, and it's
easy to invoke undefined behavior.

        - Nathan