Subject: Re: high-volume INN server on netbsd, mmap(), and expire
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1997 11:48:21
On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Scott Reynolds wrote:

> Configure INN to avoid using mmap(); while I don't think there is any
> problem if the file is accessed using mmap() exclusively, going through
> the buffer cache can introduce inconsistencies (i.e. using
> read(2)/write(2)).

I used mmap on the active file for a while. You have to change
ICDwriteactive() in innd/icd.c to do an msync(), instead of a no-op,
for it to work properly under NetBSD.


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