Magnus Hagander wrote:
You'd actually need to get a pid *reuse* during that short time.

That isn't so implausible on a system which assigns PIDs randomly. Holding the SInvalLock doesn't remove the race condition, but it makes it less likely to occur for essentially very little cost.


Bottom line -  while maybe slightly more correcet, not sure it's
necessary.

IMHO it's worth doing.

-Neil


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