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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] change mmap feature test
Date Mon, 05 Jun 2000 22:20:47 GMT
> From:
> Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2000 14:03:14 -0700 (PDT)
> On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Greg Ames wrote:
> > mmap patch from last Friday collided with David Reid's patch
> > for BeOS mmap emulation.  I reworked mine so everybody should be happy. 
> > David, could you verify that this works on BeOS?
> Can we come up with one way to test for MMAP?  It look like 390 could just
> add itself to the OS case statment and define mmap_emul, and everything
> would work.  Am I missing something?
> Ryan

The one way we have to test now checks for a feature which we don't use
and which OS/390 doesn't support and which the Single Unix Specification
discourages the use of.  It doesn't seem too farfetched to change our
test so that we don't check for features that Apache doesn't need.

We could play the mmap_emul game, but that wouldn't help some other
platform that may not support MAP_FIXED.

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