On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 6:45 PM Eric Sandeen <sandeen(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Thus the invalid flag combination of (MAP_SHARED|MAP_PRIVATE) now
passes without error, which is a regression.
It's not a regression, it's just new behavior.
"regression" doesn't mean "things changed". It means
Because if it's some manual page breakage, just fix the manual. That's
what "new behavior" is all about.
There is nothing that says that "MAP_SHARED_VALIDATE" can't work with
just the legacy flags.
Because I'd be worried about your patch breaking some actual new user
Because it's actual *users* of behavior we care about, not some
test-suite or manual pages.