[patch] somebody please fix this outstanding mmap(2) bug
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Mar 22 17:41:00 UTC 2010
On Monday 22 March 2010 11:07:43 am Alexander Best wrote:
> could somebody please commit this patch? it's been around forever (2003 or
> 2004) and fixes mmap so the offset argument is being ignored when MAP_ANON
> defined (just like the mmap(2) manual says). right now the offset argument
> being taken into account although MAP_ANON is set!!!
> the pr is kern/71258 (including a little c app to demonstrate the bug)
> i've also sent a followup patch to the pr which returns EINVAL if the offset
> is non zero and MAP_ANON is set, but i guess that might break some code.
I think we should go the EINVAL route, and I will commit the patch you did to
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