Re: VM Requirement Document - v0.0

From: Mike Castle (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 19:45:45 EST

On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 08:43:33PM -0400, Dan Maas wrote:
> (hrm, maybe I could hack up my own manual read-ahead/drop-behind with mmap()
> and memory locking...)

Just to argue portability for a moment (portability on the expected
results, that is, vs APIs).

Would this technique work across a variety of OSes?

Would the recent caching difficulties of the 2.4.* series have handled such
a technique in a reasonable fashion?


     Mike Castle
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc
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