Subject: Re: Why not track our xsrc with X11R6.6 from
To: Andrey Petrov <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/20/2001 11:58:35
On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Andrey Petrov wrote:

: I think I meant to say there are no certain memory protection that
: reasonable Unices put even on root. At least today.

Really?  I hadn't heard that.  When did we regress to non-protected-memory

: My opinion is that accessing memory is sometimes desired and needed

But in the X case, it simply isn't needed, it's just used by XFree (at this
time) as a laziness convenience.

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