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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxc portability fixes

To: Vincent Hanquez <vincent@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxc portability fixes
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 17:44:57 +0100
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I checked in the patch anyhow. If it causes problems then we can introduce
some ifdef'ery.

 - Keir

On 19/9/07 16:41, "Vincent Hanquez" <vincent@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 05:04:35PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
>>> solaris has deprecated MAP_ANON as well.
>> Oh, SystemV Unix has MAP_ANONYMOUS?
>> BSD-Unix only has MAP_ANON.
> I've no idea, but I imagine this was deprecated for a reason on 2
> very different systems. and looks like HP-UX only has MAP_ANONYMOUS.
> some random google searching:
> http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-devel/2004-December/031636.html
> classic unix mess i'ld say :(
>> My linux mmap manpage says:
>> ---------------------------
>>               The  mapping  is not backed by any file; the fd and offset
>> argu-
>>               ments are ignored.  The use of this  flag  in  conjunction
>> with
>>               MAP_SHARED is only supported on Linux since kernel 2.4.
>>        MAP_ANON
>>               Alias for MAP_ANONYMOUS.  Deprecated.
>> ---------------------------
> Yes, not good indeed.
> The text i've pasted come from my linux debian manpage.
> you could file a bug to your distro to upgrade the manpages ;)
> Cheers,

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