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MINHERIT(2)						      BSD System Calls Manual						       MINHERIT(2)

NAME
minherit -- control the inheritance of pages SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/mman.h> int minherit(caddr_t addr, size_t len, int inherit); DESCRIPTION
The minherit() system call changes the specified pages to have the inheritance characteristic inherit, which can be set to VM_INHERIT_NONE, VM_INHERIT_COPY, or VM_INHERIT_SHARE. Not all implementations will guarantee that the inheritance characteristic can be set on a page basis; the granularity of changes may be as large as an entire region. SEE ALSO
madvise(2), mincore(2), mprotect(2), msync(2), munmap(2) HISTORY
The minherit() function first appeared in OpenBSD. BSD
June 9, 1993 BSD

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