Subject: Re: binutils and mmap
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Krister Walfridsson <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/19/1999 00:25:32
On Fri, 18 Jun 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 18, 1999 at 11:53:00PM +0200, Krister Walfridsson wrote:
> > So I suggest we stop using mmap, and that this change is pulled
> > up in 1.4.1.
> oh, as I remember the story (I don't remember how it was fixed), it wasnt 
> possible to build one of the libc libraries!

That was an other problem, that was solved by

Module Name:    src
Committed By:   tron
Date:           Sun Feb  7 11:36:17 UTC 1999

Modified Files:
        src/gnu/dist/bfd: libbfd.c
Log Message:
Fix a bug in internal resource tracking so that memory map segments really
get unmapped when they are no longer required. This should stop "nm"
from filling up the kernel's vnode table while building "libc.a".