POSIX compliance issue with mmap(2)
wollman at csail.mit.edu
Thu Jul 29 15:55:02 UTC 2010
<<On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 23:47:03 -0700, Garrett Cooper <yanegomi at gmail.com> said:
> According to the page noted below , mmap(2) should fail if the
> value isn't page-aligned:
> The addr argument (if MAP_FIXED was specified) or off is not a
> multiple of the page size as returned by sysconf(), or is considered
> invalid by the implementation.
This may be a bug in the standard (since this is a "shall fail"
condition, and there's no reason it has to fail if the application
didn't specify MAP_FIXED).
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