Re: context switch vs. signal delivery [was: Re: Accelerating user mode

From: Jeff Dike (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 07:53:24 EST said:
> It will let the incoming process take over ownership of the socket,
> which is probably what you mean and what you currently use.


> On iret it would have to change ownership of the socket to another
> task, i.e. process with kernel_pid wants to set task_pid as the owner
> of the socket. The above code fragment doesn't permit this, as far as
> I can see.

Why not? There is nothing there that prevents that.


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