Subject: Re: 'prebind' implementation (was Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system)
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/27/2002 20:11:04
On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 11:08:57PM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:

 > how about if, instead of using fixed, it specified a hint and "bailed"
 > if the returned address wasn't what it wanted?  even the mmap(2) man
 > page says that the use of MAP_FIXED is discouraged...

Well, using it as a hint and falling back is fine, too.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>