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From "David Reid" <ab...@dial.pipex.com>
Subject Re: MMAP support for APR
Date Sat, 16 Oct 1999 00:20:20 GMT
The intent was to have any/all platform's able to have
mmap-type-functionailty.

Exactly how this is accomplished and whether this is used would depend on
the platform.

I'd like every platform to at least have the option, however they implement
it.

david

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Jagielski <jim@devsys.jaguNET.com>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: 15 October 1999 21:57
Subject: Re: MMAP support for APR


> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> >
> > > David Reid wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Below is a very early overview of what I'm proposing we do to add
mmap to
> > > > APR.  This is the very basics and I'm open to suggestions.
> > > >
> > > > MMAP for APR
> > > >
> > > > The aim is to build as open an API as possible to allow us to do all
the
> > > > things that 1.3
> > > > does with MMAP files but for every platform.
> > >
> > > What about platforms that lack mmap? Or sould prefer using
> > > shmget instead?
> >
> > david is talking about mapped files -- shmget doesn't let you map
files...
> > i think you're confusing it with sharing memory between processes.
> >
>
> That's my point. Since mmap() isn't available for all platforms,
> we can't "force" any implementation that requires it. Or maybe
> I'm misunderstanding this issue... Is it just something that's
> used if available (as a performance boost)? Doesn't sound like
> that was David's intent.
>
> --
>
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>    Jim Jagielski   [|]   jim@jaguNET.com   [|]   http://www.jaguNET.com/
>                 "Are you suggesting coconuts migrate??"


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