Subject: Re: memcpy segfaults
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/08/2000 13:51:11
On Fri, 4 Feb 2000, Mike Cheponis wrote:

> Thank you (once again!) Lennart.
> This work-around fixes the problem on 1.4P (as well as RH 5.2).
> I've submitted the PR.

Last time this came up, I believe the response was that PROT_WRITE by
itself didn't make sense to the MMU, which is why the mmap didn't work.

So the question is should a PROT_READ be silently added? I suspect not,
since a program might really want a write-only mapping, which it can't

Take care,