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Re: process created when pthread_create is used ??????????

To: chandrashekar mogilicherla <chandu.nitw@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: process created when pthread_create is used ??????????
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 12:55:14 +0000
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On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 04:58:46PM +0530, chandrashekar mogilicherla wrote:

> Iam using fedora core 2.6.11 kernel on mips machine ,

Interesting, I wonder where you got that Fedora port from?

> "process is getting created when i try to create thread using pthread
> library."
> 
> Can anybody explain what is happening  out  there

On a kernel level thread and process are almost identical things which is
why they look the same in ps output.  The fine differences are more
special properties such as a having a private address space.

  Ralf

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