Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Dave Sainty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/1998 19:55:36
On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Dave Sainty wrote:
: > Not to mention it's rather rude that we define the call, document the call,
: > have defines for the call in <sys/mman.h>, and die with EOPNOTSUPP when
: > given valid memory addresses. The least we could do is pretend to be happy
: > with the information, as long as the memory range is valid.
: It should probably do sanity checking on the arguments and check that
: they are ok before doign nothign with them. :) EOPNOTSUPP should
: indicate that the arguments were ok but the advisory was ignored.
In that case, we wouldn't change behavior. I was proposing something
similar to what Digital UNIX does: accept valid arguments (no error), even
for options which are not implemented (currently all of them).
To think I'd propose something DUh does. 8-)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)