Subject: Re: MAP_ANON
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Erik_=C4ngg=E5rd?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/18/2003 12:59:40
Martin Husemann wrote:
>"The file descriptor used for creating MAP_ANON regions is used only for
>naming" - what does that mean?
If you want two processes to share a chunk of memory (hence it has to be
named) but you don't want that memory to be backed by a file
(unnecessary disk i/o). That is how I interpreted it.
>I.e. I don't see the point why the kernel should be fixed instead of the
>man page ;-)