cvs commit: src/lib/libc/sys mincore.2 src/sys/vm vm_mmap.c
alc at cs.rice.edu
Wed Jun 21 17:44:05 UTC 2006
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
>> 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).
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