Re: updated patch for 2.1.89-3 lock owners

Linus Torvalds (
Sat, 28 Feb 1998 10:35:18 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 27 Feb 1998, Bill Hawes wrote:
> Perhaps someone familiar with the threads implementation has a better suggestion
> for a field in the task structure that (1) will always be the same among all
> threads, and (2) remains fixed for the life of the threads.

So the real fix is to still use "files", but pass it in as a parameter to
"close_fp()" when we close it, so that the POSIX locks code can take a
look at it..


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