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Ghosts of Unix past, part 4: High-maintenance designs

Ghosts of Unix past, part 4: High-maintenance designs

Posted Nov 23, 2010 19:35 UTC (Tue) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955)
Parent article: Ghosts of Unix past, part 4: High-maintenance designs

truncate() is apparently very high-maintenance for the mm system.

Ensuring that every process has a parent is fairly high-maintenance and still far less useful than process handles (which would be file descriptors yielding the exit status).


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