Re: [patch] lockless, scalable get_pid(), for_each_process() elimination, 2.5.35-BK

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 13:27:08 EST

On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 08:28:18PM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> I would prefer to avoid talking about specific solutions as long as
> this is not a problem that occurs in practice (with 30-bit pids).
> I just want to stress: the larger the pid space, the faster your
> computer forks.
> Andries

This does occur in practice.

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