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SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC] shmat: introduce flag SHM_MAP_HINT
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 01:21:19PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Honestly, I don't like that qemu specific feature insert into shmem core.
>
> I wouldn't say it's a qemu specific interface. While qemu would
> be the first user I would expect more in the future. It's a pretty
> obvious extension. In fact it nearly should be default, if the
> risk of breaking old applications wasn't too high.

It's bad idea. It will break POSIX compatible.

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