Re: thread group comments

From: Ulrich Drepper (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 20:07:04 EST

"Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@MIT.EDU> writes:

> True, but this can be handled by having the master thread process catch
> SIGSEGV and redistributing the signal to all of its child-threads.

No, it cannot. We have to have a core dump with all threads.

> (The assumption I'm making here is that the master thread doesn't do
> anything except spawn all threads for the process and monitors its child
> processes for death. This is the n+1 model.)

The master thread will not anymore spawn the threads. That's the
whole purpose of this exercise.

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