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Re: Proposal for new syscalls: getrusagex and waitx
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:35:24PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 04:30:37PM -0700, Matt Thomas wrote:
> > It's already used by ioctls for plists. Basically the kernel
> > allocates VM and
> > puts the dictionary in it returning the location and size. User code
> > is responsible
> > munmap it after its done with it.
> That is trully horrid!
.. and incredibly slow by the sounds of it, whatever it is.
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