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SubjectRe: mlock(1)
Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
> How feasible is it to create an mlock(1) utility, that would allow
> priveleged users to execute a daemon such that none of the memory the
> daemon allocates will ever be swapped out?

It used to be the case that mlockall(MCL_FUTURE) was inherited across fork,
which would do what you want.

But that was a bug and we fixed it a couple of years back, sadly.

I guess we could add a new mlockall mode which _is_ inherited across fork.
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