Re: /proc/<n>/maps growing...

Linus Torvalds (
Mon, 6 Aug 2001 10:17:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> Even worse, it means people not using -ac kernels cannot malloc a lot of
> memory but by recompiling the kernel.

Hey guys. Let's calm down a bit, and look at the problem.

Why the hell is glibc doing something so stupid in the first place? Yes,
we can work around it, but it sounds like the glibc apporoach is slow and
stupid even if we _did_ work around it. Mind explaining what the logic of
"fixing" the kernel is?


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