would appreciate help with anon-mmap replacement

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jan 10 11:25:00 GMT 2001


F everybody's I, I've asked Corinna to work with Zack on this.

I think I know why his test case was failing and the fix is pretty
simple but I would like to get cygwin working correctly.  It is possible
that this might not *be* possible but we're investigating now.

cgf

On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 10:56:23AM -0500, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>Earnie -
>  Apparently Zack tried to get something like this pushed into the
>kernel, but for esoteric reasons beyond my ken the fix required by gcc
>will break cygwin's fork().  That's why Zack is trying to roll his own
>for gcc; gcc doesn't use fork().
>
>See:
>  http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2000-11/msg01475.html
>and thread.
>
>--Chuck
>
>Earnie Boyd wrote:
>
>> This approach causes everyone to have to figure out what to do and may
>> possibly break with newer versions of the runtime.  Please reconsider
>> where your patches should be applied and help with fixing the runtime
>> library.  Once it is fixed in the runtime then others don't have to
>> think about it.

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