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Re: limiting the number of running slapd's

Previously David Wright wrote:
> Since thread support has sort of been welded onto Linux as an
> afterthought, a lot of tools don't really support the distinction
> between threads and processes.

This is getting off-topic, but that is not true. Linux simply does
not make a distinction between threads and processes: when you
create a new process with the clone systemcall you can specify what does
and does not share with its parent process. A fork is just a clone
which creates a new process which does not share anything with its
parent process. This is actually a very neat design and definitely
not something that has been `welded on', it is just somewhat differrent
then how most other operating systems do it.


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