Subject: Re: proposal for Linux exit_group emulation
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/01/2005 23:09:43
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 11:49:24PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> >Please find attached a proposal for emulating Linux exit_group(). I'm not
> >sur it follows The Right Way.
> There's probably a stupid idea in this question, but still:
> Did you talk to some Linux people about this, or
> look at Linux sources to see how/what they do?

They use their own threading system :-)

The problem is mapping Linux thread semantics on NetBSD kernel objects: 
threads or processes. We chose to use processes with shared memory.

Emmanuel Dreyfus