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    SubjectRe: Security question: "Text file busy" overwriting executables but not shared libraries?
    On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > Trust me, MAP_COPY really _is_ stupid, and the Hurd is a piece of crap.

    Isn't it a Mach thing ?

    > People who think MAP_COPY is a good idea are people who cannot think about
    > the implications of it, and cannot think about the alternatives.

    I guess thinking about the implications will come when
    the Hurd people seriously start porting their beast to
    other microkernels, say L4 ;)

    This should be a spectacle worth watching (from a safe
    distance).

    cheers,

    Rik
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