cvs commit: src/lib/libc/sys mincore.2 src/sys/vm vm_mmap.c
gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Wed Jun 21 17:58:29 UTC 2006
Alan Cox wrote this message on Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:44 -0500:
> John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> >Konstantin Belousov wrote this message on Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:59 +0000:
> >> Modified files:
> >> lib/libc/sys mincore.2
> >> sys/vm vm_mmap.c
> >> Log:
> >> Make the mincore(2) return ENOMEM when requested range is not fully
> >> mapped.
> >Is this change to be posix compliant or something? ENOMEM seems like
> >the wrong error, or are we allocating memory?
> >#define ENOMEM 12 /* Cannot allocate memory */
> >the original EINVAL seems to me the correct one, as is commonly used
> >when the data passed in is incorrect...
> I looked at this when the patch was proposed. ENOMEM is the de facto
> standard error for this case. To the best of my knowledge, there is no
> officially-sanctioned specification for mincore(2).
Could you please provide a reference to this de facto standard error
as in other places where ENOMEM is used for such an error?
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