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    SubjectRe: [openib-general] Re: madvise MADV_DONTFORK/MADV_DOFORK


    On Mon, 13 Feb 2006, Hugh Dickins wrote:
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    > Almost. I would still prefer madvise_vma to allow MADV_DONTFORK
    > on a VM_IO vma, even though it must prohibit MADV_DOFORK there.
    > But if Linus disagrees, of course ignore me.

    No, I agree. Quite frankly, I'd be willing to allow even the other way
    around, because I don't see how the VM could screw up, but prohibiting
    DOFORK is clearly the safer thing to do.

    Linus
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