Subject: Re: mmap support on NetBSD
To: Sean Witham <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/11/2002 20:13:39
On Friday 11 January 2002 1:12 pm, Sean Witham wrote:
> Does anyone know what the mmap issues were/are that cause Cyrus not
> to use mmap on NetBSD ? I ask because I am aware that there have been
> fixes to mmap in recent releases of NetBSD.

I asked about this and apparently fixing the bug in the netbsd-1-5 branch is 

> If a Cyrus expert would like to post what bugs in NetBSD mmap
> prevents its use by Cyrus to the tech-pkg list, the package team may
> be able to check if these are known fixed bugs and re-test Cyrus with
> mmap support enabled.

The cyrus configure script does a good job of determining if mmap support is 
available. I would expect a -current user to get mmap support and a 
netbsd-1-5 user not to get mmap support.