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From "Akins, Brian" <>
Subject Re: slotmem API notes
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:31:54 GMT
On 9/3/09 10:30 AM, "Jim Jagielski" <> wrote:

> But consider an independent process that wants to attach to that
> shared memory segment... at this point, we need a global lock that
> both Apache and this ind process will honor. So somehow we need to
> store that lock *in* the shared memory segment, so that all processes
> that attach to it can use it.

Use a semaphore? The external process already has to know certain things to
attach to the memory anyway.

Also, could just make external process use HTTP.

Brian Akins

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