Memory Protection (Attributes)
dufault at hda.com
Mon Dec 5 22:44:49 UTC 2011
On Dec 5, 2011, at 4:58 , Gedare Bloom wrote:
> My suspicion is that most users would not need memory protection, but
> there are definitely users who are interested in it (I know at least 2
> developers are rolling their own already, not including me), so I felt
> this is a good time to explore a general API for it.
I disagree - I think most users need memory protection but don't know it (map most code read-only, map certain task regions read-only except when the task is active, etc) and once it's easily available and the hardware supports it they will use it.
HD Associates, Inc. Software and System Engineering
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