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Re: inheriting the lwp private area
On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 02:19:53PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> Andrew Doran <ad%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> > >
> > > You mean l->l_private should be copied on fork? Absolutely.
> > For native fork I agree, but that's probably not the right thing to do if
> > FORK_SHARESIGS or whatever it's called (i.e. clone()ing off a Linux-style
> > thread).
> > (Some day I hope we can emulate clone with _lwp_create() and undo a lot of
> > the complication to the process data structures.)
> Chuck already did that for COMPAT_LINUX. :) Do you mean something else?
Then its major usecase is gone and emulation may not be required in the long
term. I'm fully aware of IRIX emulation and compatibility headaches.
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