[CentOS] Re: Segmentation fault YUM

umair shakil umairshakeel at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 03:40:03 UTC 2007


Dear Karanbir,

Please can u please explain me that "trying to exceed the memroy" or "try to
gain the memory not authorized" is there making any difference......

OR please i suppose my mistake was "not using google exact defination" :)


Regards,

Umair Shakil

On 9/17/07, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>
> umair shakil wrote:
> > I can right now define "Segmentation Fault"
> > When a process is trying to exceed the memroy location of what allocated
> > to it, we normally face in this case "segmentation fault".
>
> That is not correct. a segfault is when a process will try to access
> memory that its not authorised to, eg. trying to write to memory marked
> read-only is the classic case.
>
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