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SubjectRe: [test patch] dirty shared mappings
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By author: Linus Torvalds <>
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> And I thought that _everything_ shared the same page pool with no
> protection checks (ie different processes that aren't related would get
> the same shared pages).
> But if the above only gets a "private" shared memory area (ie only passed
> down as a shared memory area through fork(), not accessible through other
> unrelated processes doing the same mmap()), then it is not as braindamaged
> as I thought it was.

I'm pretty sure that's what it does. If it didn't well it would
certainly be idiotic.

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