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NAME

vm_map_madvise - apply advice about use of memory to map entries

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Description
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SYNOPSIS


.In sys/param.h
.In vm/vm.h
.In vm/vm_map.h int
.Fo vm_map_madvise "vm_map_t map" "vm_offset_t start" "vm_offset_t end" "int behav"
.Fc

DESCRIPTION

The vm_map_madvise function applies the flags behav to the entries within map between start and end.

Advisories are classified as either those affecting the
.Vt vm_map_entry structure, or those affecting the underlying objects.

The vm_map_madvise function is used by the madvise(2) system call.

RETURN VALUES

The vm_map_madvise function returns 0 if successful. If the behav argument was not recognised, KERN_INVALID_ARGUMENT is returned.

SEE ALSO

madvise(2), vm_map(9)

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