Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Matthew Dillon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/13/1999 15:53:43
:>     kernel. 
:	:
:      [snip]
:	:
:>     To say that FreeBSD does not support a certain class of system because
:>     it uses an overcommit model is not correct, because you can trivially
:>     solve the problem by implementing your own management of memory rather
:>     then use the UNIX libc builtins.
:That's wrong.
:The application might be killed by SIGKILL on current FreeBSD
:implementation, when the system becomes swap shortage.

    ... a situation which will never occur if you are managing the memory
    through your own custom library.  Therefore not relevant.

					Matthew Dillon