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SubjectRe: the mmap() problem, a'la "grep x /dev/zero"
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> I suspect it's just the fact that Linux doesn't check for memory availability
> when doing memory mappings. It _does_ check when increasing the bss, so it
> was just a matter of doing that check in both places (the check should
> probably be improved too).

Erm. Make sure you fix the BSS bug in ELF. It doesnt count the initial BSS
in the ulimit values as a.out does. Thats just as fatal.

Alan


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