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SubjectRe: The INN/mmap bug
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > That's what makes me unhappy about the current situation + obvious
> > fixes. It works, but the proof is... well, not pretty.
> Oh, agreed. I think we should clean up the code. I looked at it yesterday,
> and it didn't look all that horribly bad, but I lost interest

It is horribly bad, just not unmanageably horribly bad.

> I don't know if it is worth doing before 2.4.x, as the current code certainly
> should work with the small changes already proposed.

Emphatically agreed. The buffer/cache states are in need of repair,
that's pretty obvious. Getting them to where they are seen to be
correct will take some time and will hit a lot of code.

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