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From ga...@main.slink.com (Garey Smiley)
Subject Re: mmap alt?
Date Fri, 09 Feb 1996 18:10:18 GMT
On Fri, 9 Feb 96 11:50 GMT you wrote:

>>Some systems have a tmpfs (memory filesystem, or ramdisk) and do not have 
>>mmap(), if that is the case, open a file on the ram disk/memory filesystem.
>>
>>Cliff
>
>But that's right back where we started; a file in /tmp !
>
>I haven't heard of _mfopen on any other system.
>It isn't clear to me that it could be used for shared memory.

Its basically a chunk of memory you address through a filehandle. It works
with all the standard file functions, except its in memory.


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