RE: [RFC PATCH v2 0/2] Randomization of address chosen by mmap.

2018-04-01 Thread Luck, Tony
> The default limit of only 65536 VMAs will also quickly come into play > if consecutive anon mmaps don't get merged. Of course this can be > raised, but it has significant resource and performance (fork) costs. Could the random mmap address chooser look for how many existing VMAs have space

Re: [RFC PATCH 00/13] Introduce first class virtual address spaces

2017-03-16 Thread Luck, Tony
On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:02:34PM -0700, Till Smejkal wrote: > I don't agree here. VAS segments are basically in-memory files that are > handled by > the kernel directly without using a file system. Hence, if an application > uses a VAS > segment to store data the same rules apply as if it uses