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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 ;-{
    --
    Rick Nelson
    Life'll kill ya -- Warren Zevon
    Then you'll be dead -- Life'll kill ya

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