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SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC] shmat: introduce flag SHM_MAP_HINT
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 08:26:03PM +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro 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.
>
> hm, ok, i understand your intension.
> however, I think following code isn't self describing.
>
> addr = shmat(shmid, addr, SHM_MAP_HINT);
>
> because HINT is too generic word.
> I think we should find better word.
>
> SHM_MAP_NO_FIXED ?

I like it.
Andi?

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