[fpc-devel] mlockall() unit libc

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jan 6 12:02:20 CET 2010

On 06 Jan 2010, at 11:54, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> I saw some hints on the web that OS X doesn't support it (but it  
> should be
> checked against 10.3/10.4+ since afaik those implement a lot more  
> calls due
> to synchronization with FreeBSD5)

$ gcc -o mlockall mlockall.c

$ ./mlockall
mlockall:1: Function not implemented
munlockall:1: Function not implemented
mlockall:2: Function not implemented
mlockall:3: Function not implemented

$ sw_vers
ProductName:	Mac OS X
ProductVersion:	10.5.8
BuildVersion:	9L31a

(that's the mlockall test program from http://www.oit.uci.edu/dcslib/digital_unix/digital-v40d/APS33DTE/DOCU_005.HTM)

> Then solaris and Haiku as the other unices must be checked.

Solaris at least has man pages for those functions. The test program  
fails there too, but that's probably simply because I'm not root (the  
man page says that root permissions are required).


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