libreplace and the mmap blacklist
idra at samba.org
Mon Jul 4 05:57:19 MDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 20:59 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I've been looking into mmap() and tdb, and noticed the MMAP_BLACKLIST
> (for HPUX). We seem to define this for the autoconf libreplace build,
> but not the waf build.
> What is the right way to get mmap() banned on the platform?
> Does anyone know if the alleged brokenness of mmap() on HP-UX is
> detectable with configure, or is it just subtly wrong?
IIRC HP-UX does not have page cache coherence, it may be detectable in
configure I guess by doing both memory and file based operations, but I
don't think it is worth to waste so much time on it, HP-UX is basically
dead after all.
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>
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