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Re: Thread ids assignment on top of L4

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Thread ids assignment on top of L4
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 13:59:57 +0100
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On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 12:06:32AM +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Hi!
> The L4 X.2 API Specifications (section 2.4, "ThreadControl") says the
> following:
>   A privileged thread, e.g., the root server, can delete and create threads
>   through this function. It can also modify the global thread ID (version
>   field only) of an existing thread.
> If I understand correctly, it's up to this server to choose a global thread
> id for a new thread, making sure not to use an already assigned id, right?
> What would be this server in the case of the Hurd? Would it be the exec
> server?

There will be new servers on top of L4, like a memory server and a task


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