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Re: new console server code checked in

From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: new console server code checked in
Date: 05 Jun 2002 13:34:01 +0200
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Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

> This is a bit related to changing the size of the file, which we probably
> should never do if the client mmap's it.

I'd *really* want to see a flag to mmap that means "If the file
shrinks, just map in some zero pages instead. Don't ever SEGFAULT me
about it". That would be an extension to posix, but it would be really
useful, and would make it much easier to make things like this robust.



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