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Re: rpm crashing on RH 7.0 indy

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: rpm crashing on RH 7.0 indy
From: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2001 19:21:50 +0200
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <>, Keith M Wesolowski <>, David Jez <>, Karel van Houten <>,
In-reply-to: "Your message of Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:50:34 +0200." <>
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!


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