mmap breakage?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Apr 2 10:38:45 PST 2004

In message <20040402160959.GJ26131 at>, Alfred Perlstein writes:
>I noticed that mplayer seems to want to open /dev/zero with RDONLY
>but then tries to mmap it PROT_READ+PROT_WRITE and gets rejected.

Sounds like missing MAP_PRIVATE ?

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