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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.19pre10:x!
On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > First, I'm glad I wasn't hallucinating, and that the mail did indeed get
> > seen by someone.
> >
> > Second, instead of reverting, can't we simply move those two lines up a
> > bit:
>
> Possibly but its a minor item that doesnt really matter anyway so leaving it
> is fine

Ah, but it does matter ! We break compatibility with other systems (and
our manpages, and possibly standards) if we don't mark the segment
IPC_PRIVATE upon removal -

Marking the segment IPC_PRIVATE allows its continued use by those alread
connected to the segment (until the count drops to zero, and its
deleted), but *prevents* new users from attaching to the segment.

I started down this road because we weren't marking the segment, was
delighted to see it done in pre3 - but it seemed like the setting
wasn't always done ;-{
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Rick Nelson
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Then you'll be dead -- Life'll kill ya
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