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SubjectRe: sed not working on /proc files
On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> > Hm. Would it be a Bad Thing for mmap to fail on /proc files that
> > don't report true sizes?
>
> We don't need to support mmap for /proc at all. In fact, according to
> mmap semantics, we can't: there is no permanent memory reserved for
> /proc at all.

Well, this breaks every program that uses libc file accesses.

Simon


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