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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "cygapp" <cygwin-apps AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com>
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Subject: Re: SYSVSHM / MMAP question (newbie )
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 09:17:54 +1000
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Chris, thanks for the answer & reference,
To answer whether I am porting an application, yes I am continuing work on
squid, (which is running happily under cygwin now), but the core developers
are discussing using mmap or sysvshm for some upcoming development.
The application - squid - does use the cygwin.dll at the moment, and I do
not plan to attempt making a -nocygwin port at this stage. I am happy to be
guided though - what list should I address further questions to?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Faylor" <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
To: "cygapp" <cygwin-apps AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: SYSVSHM / MMAP question (newbie )

> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 08:58:36AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> >Just a quick query,
> >    does cygwin have support for sysvshm? I know it has support for mmap.
> >
> >I'm new to threaded coding... Is there any significant difference in
> >coding/functionality for either sysvshm or mmap?
> Are you porting an application to use cygwin?  I don't see why you've
> chosen this mailing list for your question.  It doesn't seem to have
> much relevance for "a by-approval developers list for discussing issues
> regarding applications that use the Cygwin DLL".
> To answer your question:  No.  There is no built in support for System
> V SHM.  Chuck Wilson's web page should point you towards a version of
> System V SHM.  Look at the cygwin web page under "Related Sites".
> cgf

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