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Re: proxy-defpager

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: proxy-defpager
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 01:11:37 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 03:52:33PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> The story with the user stubs is the same in swapon, and I made proxy-defpager
> make its own stubs as swapon does.

Yes, that works for me.

> One idea is not to
> have default_pager_object_create be the thing that any Hurd user normally
> uses, but rather say what they should do is use shm_open and mmap it or
> getdport+io_map to get the memobj.

Ah, ok.  Do you think we should add the shm and POSIX locking stuff before
resolving io_close (assuming their implementation is fine otherwise)?  I am
not sure how much work it is to make glibc able to generate a good
interruptible stub for io_close under the semantics we gave it.


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