Discussion:
vma-iter on AIX
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Bruno Haible
2017-03-14 23:17:31 UTC
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Just found out that there is a /proc directory on AIX. But it cannot be used to
implement the 'vma-iter' functionality.


2017-03-14 Bruno Haible <***@clisp.org>

vma-iter: Add comment about AIX.
* lib/vma-iter.c: Add comment about why this module is not implemented
on AIX.

diff --git a/lib/vma-iter.c b/lib/vma-iter.c
index d5ff6ff..07244d3 100644
--- a/lib/vma-iter.c
+++ b/lib/vma-iter.c
@@ -49,6 +49,10 @@
# include <sys/mman.h> /* mquery */
#endif

+/* Note: On AIX, there is a /proc/$pic/map file, that contains records of type
+ prmap_t, defined in <sys/procfs.h>. But it lists only the virtual memory
+ areas that are connected to a file, not the anonymous ones. */
+

/* Support for reading text files in the /proc file system. */

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