Some mmap observations compared to Linux 2.6/OpenBSD
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Oct 22 02:57:57 PDT 2003
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 07:51:28PM +1000, Q wrote:
> Thanks, I have already looked over the repositories to determine how
> they differed. I wasn't really asking about the history of these changes
> in the other projects, but rather the history of why FreeBSD HASN'T also
> gone down this road. There doesn't appear to be anything in CVS or the
> mail archives that I can find that would indicate any intention to
> change the current implementation.
I'm assuming that FreeBSD has some version of the historical BSD
implementation, and the change was made in OpenBSD (or perhaps NetBSD
before the split), and it has not been considered before in FreeBSD.
I have no familiarity with the code in question, however.
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