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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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