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The following reply was made to PR kern/38889; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: yamt%mwd.biglobe.ne.jp@localhost (YAMAMOTO Takashi)
Cc: netbsd-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
Subject: Re: kern/38889
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 03:00:02 +0000 (UTC)
> I wonder if we can completely disallow mmap'ing block devices? I suspect
> it has never worked nor needed by anyone - otherwise why such a serious
> problem has been open for a long time!
i don't know. but it might be useful for applications which want to
do mmap+send for zero copy. eg. an iscsi target
please keep gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost in Cc: so that it's filed in gnats.
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