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Re: linux syscall madvise

From: Alex Hornung <ahornung@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 13:56:43 -0400

madvise is of no real relevance and is normally not a big deal either.
Implementing an empty dummy function will work perfectly fine as it
isn't required to do anything.

Alex Hornung

2010/1/4 Pierre Abbat <phma@phma.optus.nu>:
> I haven't managed to get ltp running, but I have run some Linux programs. I
> get this message in dmesg:
> linux: syscall madvise is obsoleted or not implemented
> This call is used to tell the kernel what the program plans to do with a
> region of memory. Values used in Linux but not BSD, according to the man
> pages, are:
> MADV_REMOVE: seems to mean the same as MADV_FREE
> MADV_DONTFORK: when fork() is next called, the child will not inherit the
> memory
> Pierre
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