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From "Mladen Turk" <mt...@mappingsoft.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] apr_shm_t, a new shared memory API to replace old
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2002 20:41:51 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@covalent.net>
To: "Mladen Turk" <mturk@mappingsoft.com>; "'Aaron Bannert'"
<aaron@clove.org>
Cc: <dev@apr.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 8:53 PM
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] apr_shm_t, a new shared memory API to replace old


>
> I'm also looking at the API and understand why you were worried about the
> anon.  But what you describe is a hybrid, a named, anon shm.  For now, we
> will be using backing files; adding both keyed and named create where the
> platform supports both is a reasonable potential improvement in the
future.
>

The reason for using a filename and a NAME for that file (that was my
initial post to Aaron) has nothing to do with the keyed/named created shms.
Simply, the Apache could create whatever shmem file with some NAME, and the
rest of the world can access it simply using that NAME.


MT.



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