Re: mmap() question.

David Howells (
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 16:08:16 +0000

It is standard UNIX stuff, I believe, that mmap() can only map those portions
of the file that actually exist when the call is made, and the mapping won't
change unless you tell it to.

The only case where this is different is when the mapping is on a character
device file.

David Howells