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Re: Memory-mapped files

From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: Memory-mapped files
Date: 12 Nov 2002 13:56:26 +0100
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"Ludovic Courtès" <> writes:

> Although the GNU Coding Standards specify that user applications shouldn't
> rely on mmap() to read files, it turns out that gcc sometimes relies on it
> (depending on the source file size I think).  Should we ask the gcc team to
> change that? ;)

gcc ought to fall back to plain read for any file on which mmap fails.
Just as described in the GNU Coding Standard.


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