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RE: checking for working mmap...no
- From: "Dave Korn" <dk at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 16:49:36 +0100
- Subject: RE: checking for working mmap...no
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner@ On Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> Sent: 16 September 2004 09:47
> The mmap test is crap. How can an application expect to be able to
> access just about every address together with MAP_FIXED?
> Consequentially MapViewOfFileEx returns error 487 in these cases,
> "Attempt to access invalid address."
> That's just another example of a crappy autoconf mmap test.
I just *knew* they were asking for trouble when they introduced
AC_CRAPPY_MMAP_TEST macro in autoconf-2.53!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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