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Re: rpm crashing on RH 7.0 indy

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: rpm crashing on RH 7.0 indy
From: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2001 19:21:50 +0200
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@foobazco.org>, David Jez <dave.jez@seznam.cz>, Karel van Houten <vhouten@kpn.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: "Your message of Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:50:34 +0200." <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010328154420.24847A-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Reply-to: vhouten@kpn.com
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Hi Maciej,

"Maciej W. Rozycki" writes:
>On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
>
>> Have the kernel fix made it into the CVS.
>> If not, could you please resent it.
>
> I do not consider it clean enough for inclusion into the official kernel
>at this stage.  It works, though.
>
> When appropriately cleaned up, I'll submit it to Linus as it's not
>MIPS-specific and affects all systems -- mmap() fails equally badly on an
>i386, for example.  No time to work on the patch at the moment, sorry.

I applied this patch to a 2.4.2 CVS checkout, and indeed,
the crashing rpm problem vanished.

Thanks Maciej!

Regards, 
Karel.

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