privsep patch, Please test

Tim Rice tim at
Fri May 31 02:47:51 EST 2002

On Thu, 30 May 2002, Ben Lindstrom wrote:

> Hmm.. I think this needs to be brough up to someone in the kernel group
> for advice.  I'm unsure.
> Tim, you said that changing to MAP_SHARED fixed SCO?  It's just Linux 2.2
> we are mucking around with now?

SCO has problems with sendmsg() when trying to use privsep.
But MAP_SHARED fixed UnixWare 2.x and Solaris 7.

After reading the thread
it looks like MAP_SHARED just will not work on Linux 2.2

I'm releasing a new patch.

> - Ben

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