flexible-mmap breaks application

Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Fri Mar 11 02:51:45 CST 2005

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Hearn <mike at navi.cx> writes:

    Mike> On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 19:15:34 +0100, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
    >> However nothing seems to have happened with regard to that problem
    >> until now. Could we revive that discussion?

    Mike> I think somebody needs to write a patch and send it to the kernel
    Mike> guys.  What has to be done is fairly well defined (or at least,
    Mike> seems that way to me).

The definition of the task is clear:
Have a way to tell the kernel to not mmap memory above 0x7fffffff
However the implementation is unclear to me:
- Should this be a new syscall?
- Or should we set some kernel parameter? Per task or global?

Hints (or patches to test) welcome.
Uwe Bonnes                bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de

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