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Libsigsegv

May 26, 2018

Handling page faults in user mode

A library for handling page faults in user mode. A page fault occurs when a program tries to access to a region of memory that is currently not available. Catching and handling a page fault is a useful technique for implementing

  • pageable virtual memory,
  • memory-mapped access to persistent databases,
  • generational garbage collectors,
  • stack overflow handlers,
  • distributed shared memory,

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