Tangled up in threads
Posted Aug 21, 2008 12:26 UTC (Thu) by rwmj
Parent article: Tangled up in threads
MAP_32BIT to work around a troublesome
bug in the OCaml
compiler. It'll get fixed properly in the next release of the compiler, but isolating and
backporting just the compiler fix would have been seriously complicated. Happily
the workaround on using
MAP_32BIT is a simple, effective change.
And yeah we really depend on the kernel not ignoring this flag ...
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