1.7.0 CVS mmap failure

Christopher Layne clayne@anodized.com
Tue Jan 9 12:29:00 GMT 2007

On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 01:23:58PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Yes, I know.  I never said you get a SEGV from mmap, but you get the
> SEGV in your testapp.  That's what I'm referring to.  mmap fails (just
> fails, no SEGV, yes, I know)  because it fails to generate the filler
> pages.  This should be really clear know from what I wrote.

Sorry, I should have indicated that the test app was purely used
to test out mapping regions and boundaries - not show off the original
issue. I found certain things about the boundaries on windows to be

When I looked up what getpagesize() and getsystempagesize() return,
respectively, I could have sworn that GPS returned page size and
GSPS returned allocation granularity (both via GetSytemInfo).


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