DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2007-07
Re: link(2) and EFAULT
Simon Schubert <Simon> writes:
> Like any other error: abort or do something else sensible.
I was wondering what, if anything, would be sensible when
receiving this error message. This seems like something a
userland application should rarely get.
Michael Galassi <email@example.com> writes:
> copyin() is called by the system call code and returns
> efault after validating the address, before actually
> touching it.
Ah ha. So there's something getting corrupted somewhere.
Useful to know. Thanks.
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - firstname.lastname@example.org
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