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Date:   Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:37:43 -0600
From:   Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>
To:     SeongJae Park <sj38.park@...il.com>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Simon Guo <wei.guo.simon@...il.com>,
        linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Shuah Khan <shuahkh@....samsung.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] selftests/vm: Set mmap()'s fd as -1 for MAP_ANONYMOUS
 flag

On 03/28/2017 05:42 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:47:55 -0600 Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org> wrote:
> 
>>> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 10:19 PM, SeongJae Park <sj38.park@...il.com> wrote:
>>>> Man page of mmap() says that portable applications should ensure fd
>>>> argument to be -1 if MAP_ANONYMOUS flag is set as below:
>>>> ```
>>>> The  mapping is not backed by any file; its contents are initialized to
>>>> zero.  The fd and offset arguments are ignored; however, some
>>>> implementations require  fd  to be  -1  if  MAP_ANONYMOUS  (or
>>>> MAP_ANON)  is specified, and portable applications
>>>> should ensure this.
>>>> ```
>>>>
>>>> However, few mmap() calls under selftests/vm/ uses 0 as fd though they
>>>> use MAP_ANONYMOUS flag.  This commit changes the argument to be -1 as
>>>> recommended.
>>
>> Hi Andrew,
>>
>> Do you have comments on this patch? Please Ack it if you would
>> like me to take it thorugh ksefltest tree.
> 
> Acked-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> 
> 

Thanks. Applied to linux-kselftest next

-- Shuah

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