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SubjectRe: mremap() proposal (was Re: malloc and joe)
> for the initial mapping, and then when the process notices that the file
> has grown (or shrunk), it does a
> mremap(addr, old_size, st.st_size)
> to be able to read the new pages. A very logical interface, in fact.

Don't forget that mmap() has a ``start offset within the file'',
that is, we might not want to care about first 5 GB of some file,
and want to skip it with that offset...

> Linus

/Matti Aarnio <>

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