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Re: proxy memory objects patch

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: proxy memory objects patch
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 23:50:36 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 05:18:56PM -0500, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > create_proxy (..., memory_object_t object[], vm_prot_t maxprot,
> >               vm_size_t start[], vm_size_t end[]);
> The crucial parameter you missed is the offset.  Each [start_i,end_i) in
> the result corresponds to object_i at some offset, which the caller must be
> able to specify arbitrarily.  It would be more consistent with other
> Mach interfaces for the args to be vm_offset_t start[], vm_size_t len[].

I was just thinking that (vm_offset_t start, vm_size_t length) would be
nicer than (start, end), so I will go for that.

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