Re: Is this a bug in libc6?
Avery Pennarun <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Apr 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> Personally, as a programmer myself, I much prefer to work on a system that
> gives up consistently when I do something wrong. That's what segmentation
> faults are all about. It would be _easy_ to tell the kernel "don't kill
> tasks if they write to random memory locations." That's what DOS and Win16
> did -- and you end up with random memory corruption that's virtually
> impossible to debug.
It *is* easy to tell the kernel, "don't kill this task if it writes to
random memory locations".
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