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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: lock benchmarks on Solaris 8/sparc uniprocessor
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:54:59 GMT
On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:32:48PM -0700, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> Would it be prudent for APR to provide a shared-memory implementation of
> posix mutexes? It seems to me that we don't have to rely on PROCESS_SHARED
> being available on a particular platform if we handle our own shared
> memory allocation. Are there any known caveats to this type of an
> implementation?

Er, I'm smoking crack here or something. Of course we're already doing
it this way, I just didn't notice before. *smack*

Are there any differences between that and using a SysV shmem
implementation? I'm a relative newbie when it comes to how portable
subsystems like this are.


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