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SubjectRe: [OT] Testing PROT_NONE and other protections, and a surprise
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On Jul 01, 2004, at 08:39, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> The error code is -1, aka. MAP_FAILED.
Oops! I guess I was just lucky that part didn't fail :-D On the other
hand, it
couldn't legally return 0 anyway, could it? That would have been a
slightly
more sensible error code, IMHO, anyway, but it probably came from some
silly standard somewhere.

>> I'll probably go file a bug with Apple now :-D
>
> It might be a generic *BSD bug (for whatever value of * is used by
> MacOS X).
>
> That would be interesting to know -- anyone here running *BSD on PPC
> or any other architecture to test?
>
> Of course it's an Apple bug as well :)

Apple's BSD derivative came out of the main tree several years ago, and
it
wasn't really maintained for a few years, so it missed out on a lot of
bug
fixes and such. They've tried to catch up on a lot of that and been
mildly
successful, but it still has a ways to go.

Cheers,
Kyle Moffett

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