>> Now, what I'd like to know is: Are we going to see the threads start sharing
>> the same PID, as the POSIX draft dictates?
>I've heard rumors (months ago) of maybe (who knows) at some point potentially
>start considering the eventual possibility of perhaps setting up a mailing-list
>to decide whether or not someone should take a look at the realizability
>of a study that might lead later to a prototype implementation of 32bit PID
>split into 16bit processID and 16bit threadID.
Ofcourse you could also introduce a new group - we already have a "session"
(setsid()), a "process group" (setpgid) why not add a "thread group" (settid())
Signals should be sent to the "thread group leader".
Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?