Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 142790
setitimer CPU timers should be per-process, not per thread
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:56 EST
See also bug 142789
Description of problem:
setitimer operates on individual threads, even under NPTL.
POSIX says it should be process-wide.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Tracking bug for upstream work.
Created attachment 108491 [details]
patch posted upstream
My changes are in Linus's tree now, hopefully in 2.6.12
Rawhide 2.6.12rcN kernels include this.
All good in FC4.