Subject: Re: gdb over ktrace
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/15/2000 13:08:17
>> Do we have any ports that have anything mapped at address zero?  I
>> didn't *think* we did...

> And if it does I *strongly* suggest it to be changed, so that
> deferencing NULL will create a core dump.

<LANGUAGE-LAWYER>Nil pointer != address zero.</LANGUAGE-LAWYER>

Though again, I think that for all our current ports, nil pointers are
the same as what you would use for address zero.

> Linux has page 0 mapped R/W for userland.

Furrfu!  Another reason to avoid the penguin.  (As if I needed more.)

					der Mouse

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