|| ||Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|| ||Ingo Molnar <email@example.com>|
|| ||Re: [patch] exit_free(), 2.5.31-A0|
|| ||Tue, 13 Aug 2002 08:36:41 -0700 (PDT)|
On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> the attached patch implements a new syscall, exit_free():
> exit_free(error_code, addr, val);
> this syscall is used as a performance optimization in glibc's threading
This looks like a total glibc braindamage hack.
It may be small, but it's crap, unless you can explain to me why glibc
cannot just cannot just catch the death signal in the master thread and be
done with it (and do all maintenance in the master).
Too ugly to live.
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