Subject: Re: p_flag in struct proc: int -> uint64_t
To: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/02/2006 13:41:21
On Oct 2, 2006, at 12:43 PM, Elad Efrat wrote:
> I have a few changes that I'm working on that will require some
> flags. Regardless of whether eventually I'll commit them or not, we
> reached the point where we have only one unused flag slot left in
> At the moment it's 'int', so I'd like to bump it to uint64_t at least.
> Is this okay? is there anything that is expected to break? I guess
> sysctl because it uses int32_t, but anything else?
What do you want to add? Perhaps it's a good time to evaluate how the
flags are grouped and break them up in a logical fashion (facilitates
being protected by multiple locks, as well).
> Elad Efrat