Re: SCO: "thread creation is about a thousand times faster than on

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Thu Aug 24 2000 - 14:15:22 EST

On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 12:10:47PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >
> > That still has the problem that you have to context switch to the
> > manager thread for creating new threads, causing horrible latency.
> No no. You don't need to do that. That's exactly what CLONE_PARENT is
> there for. See previous example.

So would you accept CLONE_PARENT and CLONE_WAITPID patches for 2.4 ?

(iirc someone posted something similar to l-k a few months ago)

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