Subject: Re: inn and mmap()ing the active file
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/11/1995 08:42:57
michaelv@HeadCandy.COM (Michael L. VanLoon -- writes:

>You need to add an msync() call to the INN code where it syncs the
>active file (don't remember where, exactly).  The idiot INN author
Not nice ..

>refuses to put this into his code, because he says only "broken"
>systems need it, and he isn't about to cater his code to broken
>systems.  Email from a wide variety of users might modify his

>From his point of view he is right. On SunOS4.1 wheer he developpped
inn it works like it is.
But .. there is a) where you could post a patch b)
a 'patch maintainer (Dave Barr)' to whom you might send the patches to
be added to the archive and to be distributed with unofficial releases. 
And then there is the INN Faq where this might also be added....

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