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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: MMAP support for APR
Date Fri, 15 Oct 1999 00:22:47 GMT


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.

Dean


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