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mmap_read(3)		   Library Functions Manual		  mmap_read(3)

NAME
       mmap_read - memory map a	file for reading

SYNTAX
       #include	<mmap.h>

       char* mmap_read(const char* filename,size_t* filesize);

DESCRIPTION
       mmap_read  opens	filename for reading, maps the whole file into memory,
       closes the file,	writes the length of the file to filesize and  returns
       a pointer to the	mapped file.

       The file	is unmapped by the operating system if the process terminates.
       It can also be manually unmapped	by calling munmap from <sys/mman.h>.

       If the file could not be	opened or mapped, (void*)0 is returned.

SEE ALSO
       mmap_unmap(3)

								  mmap_read(3)

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