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SubjectRe: [Patch] shmmin behaviour back to 2.2 behaviour
Marcelo Tosatti <> writes:

> On 27 Dec 2000, Christoph Rohland wrote:
> > The following patchlet bring the handling of shmget with size zero
> > back to the 2.2 behaviour. There seem to be programs out, which
> > (erroneously) rely on this.
> Just curiosity: do you know if any specification (POSIX?) defines this
> behaviour?

I don't think so. IMNSHO it is not legal to call shmget with size <
SHMMIN. But there are programs which do that successfully on Linux
2.2. And I learnt not to break them without reason.


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