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From Ben Noordhuis <>
Subject Re: Module External Configuration
Date Mon, 20 Jun 2011 21:01:55 GMT
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 22:46, Jason Funk <> wrote:
> I have moved my configuration over to shared memory (following
> mod_shm_counter as an example) and it conceptually seems to be working. I am
> storing a struct in the memory and members that share it's memory (such as
> the last mod time of the configuration file) persist over multiple children.
> However, when I am loading the configuration file I have to allocate
> additional memory. This apparently doesn't get stored in the same shared
> memory as it isn't sticking around. How do I dynamically allocate new memory
> to the struct that lives in shared memory?

You cannot (portably), you'll have to reserve the extra space when you
the allocate the shared memory.

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