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md at Linux.IT
Fri Jun 29 23:06:01 UTC 2001
On Jun 30, Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> wrote:
Can you try merging my perl-nocem?
I'm sending you the latest version.
>I'm adding a portable/mmap.h header similar to the other portable/*.h
>headers to do the right stuff with mmap. This introduces two new macros,
>mmap_invalidate() and mmap_flush(), that can be used instead of the #if
>maze around msync on those platforms without unified buffer caches. It
>also handles making madvise go away on platforms that don't have it, so
>that it can be used without #if wrapping.
(I'd like really much to see the storage manager open files read only when
it's being called by a reader, IIRC an hacked version using #ifdefs has
been merged in the "spool on NFS patch", which is a bad description
because it's not actually needed to run INN on NFS.)
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