Subject: Re: p_flag in struct proc: int -> uint64_t
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 10/05/2006 19:42:15
> >>>> i have an implementation of lwp-specific data.
> >> (attached. i wrote it to replace l_emuldata, l_savp, etc.)
> >> proc-specific data can be similar except locking.
> > Ok, I hereby volunteer to generalize this and make it something that
> > we can use with procs, lwps, and possibly sessions (I can see some
> > value in extensible per-session data as well).
> > I'll work on it this week.
> Ok, here is a generalized (and currently untested) "specificdata"
> implementation, based on Yamamoto-san's. proc, lwp, and session
> specific-data could be built on top of this, a'la (note this is
thanks for working on it.
my original intention was that, an lwp only manipulates
its own lwp specific data. (except special cases like lwp-startup)
by limiting the usage in this way, getspecific can be very cheap.
ie. no locking or memory-writes.
i'm not sure how much difference it can make, tho.