Subject: Re: Add a MAP_ALIGNED flag for mmap(2).
To: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/02/2003 10:29:10
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 01:13:28AM -0800, Matt Thomas wrote:
> Taking Andrew Brown's idea, I stole the top 8 bit of the flags argument
> to mmap(2) to inside a log2 value of alignment desired. The attach
> patch implements the proposal and (after a few bugs in uvm) works fine.
I don't really like the flags thing .. I'd say either your first proposal,
or a new mmap call that takes an additional alignment argument.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>