Re: [PATCH] hold cow while breaking

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 00:04:59 EST

In article <Pine.LNX.4.21.0107292212330.1139-100000@localhost.localdomain> you write:
>Sure, I agree with you on that, but it doesn't let us off the hook.
>This isn't necessarily the first reuse of that page: after paging it
>out and freeing it, it may have got allocated to some other purpose
>and freed again, and then reassigned to the original use.

Ok, you've convinced me. Thanks for showing me the error of my ways.

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