[uclibc-ng-devel] mman.h patch

Waldemar Brodkorb wbx at uclibc-ng.org
Fri Feb 2 03:33:41 CET 2018


Hi,
Vineet Gupta wrote,

> On 02/01/2018 11:43 AM, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I would like to push attached patch next week.
> >Any veto?
> 
> So it seems there is code consolidation and additionally there's seems to be
> a semantical change to ldso mmap().
> 
> Assuming __ARCH_USE_MMU__ is true for say ARC, now we have
> _MAP_UNINITIALIZED == 0 vs. before MAP_UNINITIALIZED == 0x4000000.
> 
> So we won't be zero init ldso anon mmaps - which could be functionally OK,
> but I think better to split it out as a seperate patch just to call this out
> !

I believe MAP_UNINITIALIZED is only used by the Linux kernel for
noMMU cases, so the ARC definition was wrong.
Is it really a semantically change, if Linux kernel ignores it for
MMU targets?
May be a better commit log like the attached clarifies it?

best regards
 Waldemar
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