Re: [RFC] prctl: (Please do not!) Deprecate non PR_SET_MM_MAP operations

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2018 15:57:23 +0000

>The subject of deprecating and removing the API that permits this came
>up recently on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. I raised my concerns,
>and the Linux Kernel developers have been laudably responsive on the
>subject. As I said to them, I would welcome a better API, that allows
>setting these things atomically, start and length together as a pair.

  Thanks for doing the necessary and often ungrateful work of keeping
kernel developers in check, Jonathan. ;)

Received on Sun May 20 2018 - 15:57:23 UTC

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