Re: [Patch] shmmin behaviour back to 2.2 behaviour

From: Christoph Rohland (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2000 - 10:37:15 EST

Dave Gilbert <> writes:

> I think I've come to the conclusion that Xine does not in the case
> I've found, rely on this - it is a separate bug related to Xv
> telling xine that it needs 0 bytes.

Yes, but this bug did not show on 2.2. It simply failed in shmget.

Probably it makes more sense to fail on creation of zero byte segments
and getting existing ones with zero length being legal... (The latter
is needed). That's what the patch does.


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