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Re: [PATCH] Problems with Cygwin mmap/munmap (

On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 11:36:30PM -0500, Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 08:27:53PM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> >[cgf - I'm cc:ing you despite the Reply-To: because when I last tried
> >to send mail to the cygwin list it bounced with a "You're not a
> >subscriber" message.]
> ???  Hopefully you were sending email to cygwin-developers not cygwin.
> cygwin-developers is subscribe only but I'll add you to the "allow to
> post list", in case you do want to send something there.  This
> discussion is actually more appropriate for that list.

Yeah, it was probably that.  I wasn't paying really close attention.

> >> The problem, I think, is that VirtualAlloc space is not inherited.  We
> >> could kludge around this, like we do with fork, by copying the regions
> >> but that could slow down things a lot.
> >
> >Hm, is there any way cc1 can tell cygwin that it promises never to use
> >fork?
> Not currently, no.
> Maybe we need to implement a valloc that is not wasteful of memory?

If you implement it, we'll use it.  :)


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