Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Niall Smart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/14/1999 15:27:06
On Wed, 14 Jul 1999 12:43:07 +0000
Niall Smart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Perhaps it could be an additional flag to mmap, in this way
> people wishing to run an overcommited system could do so
> but those writing programs which must not overcommit for
> certain memory allocations could ensure they did not do so.
This has already been mentioned. SVR4 has MAP_NORESERVE specifcally
for this purpose.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>