Re: anon_vma RFC2

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 14:20:06 EST

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Chris Friesen wrote:

> I'm just thinking of the "fork 100000 kids to test 32-bit pids" sort of
> test cases.

Try that with a process that takes up 2GB of address
space ;) It won't work now and it'll fail for the
same reasons with the scheme I proposed.

Probably before the 2^44 bits of space run out, too.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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