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Re: Proposal for new syscalls: getrusagex and waitx

On Oct 29, 2008, at 3:35 PM, 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!

It is an implementation detail that is hidden from consumers of proplib. I'd prefer it to be kept that way.

-- thorpej

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