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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_unique_id.c
Date Sat, 16 Aug 1997 21:57:26 GMT
Many OSs have a pid_t which is 32-bits but then assign only 16-bit pids. 
There's a test later on for that ... does AIX assign 32-bit pids?  I
figured that the test would pop up during the betas and we could refine it
on whatever needs it.

Dean

On Sat, 16 Aug 1997, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Under AIX, pid's are 32 bits I think, so that's one OS that
> won't work :/
> 
> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > + *
> > + * We also further assume that pids are 16-bits.  The fix for this is pretty
> > + * trivial, but it does increase the uuencoded identifier from 16 bytes to 19
> > + * bytes.  A similar fix is needed to support multithreaded servers, using a
> > + * pid/tid combo.
> > + *
> 
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