Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/13/1999 23:38:57
On Tue, 13 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     This is an excellent example of a solution.  Another example would be
>     to implement your own memory management subsystem... that is, your own
>     shared library which keeps track of memory allocations on a global
>     basis.  I could do one in about an hour.  One simply mmap()'s a 4K

Yeah, but the kernel had to be changed in a number of places to be able to
do it properly :-)