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

Date: Sun Aug 27 2000 - 21:26:18 EST

On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 08:06:40PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The fork'ed child not having any threads is the only sane semantics. After
> all, it was just one thread that asked for a fork(), so it is only _that_
> thread that gets copied. Anything else would be strange, to say the least.
> Execve() is basically the same thing. Only one thread asked for the
> execve(), so obviously only one thread is actually involved in it.

The beauty of POSIX 1003.13 for the RTLinux side is that we get to
define POSIX_SINGLE_PROCESS and forbid forbid fork and exec: making
threads semantics much cleaner.

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