Subject: Re: Wine builds ok but wont run
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2005 15:44:57
On Sat, 15 Jan 2005, David Laight wrote:
> Under Linux this is done setting a "don't allocate swap space" flag, and
> the mmap'ed space cannot be counted towards the processes VM limts(s).
> I would have thought it better to add a flag to mmap to say "map below
> specified address".
Hm. I wonder if MADV_DONTNEED pages are counted in the rlimits -- and, if
not, whether we could add a mmap flag to put the pages in that state
immediately upon mapping.
(Alternately, perhaps unallocated MAP_ANON, PROT_NONE mappings should be
considered exempt from rlimits.)
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>