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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: SYSVSHM / MMAP question (newbie )
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 09:33:24 +1000
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I just had _another_ look and I couldn't find any obvious reference to
"System V shared memory calls" in the FAQ or the API reference or the Users
guide.
Could you point me to the page please?
Also what url is chuck wilson's website?

Thanks
Rob

----- 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 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: SYSVSHM / MMAP question (newbie )


> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 09:17:54AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> >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?
>
> This list is relatively general but I don't want it to become a place
> where people think they have a captive audience of knowledgable people.
>
> If you're porting an application to cygwin then it's an appropriate use
> of the list.
>
> I am, however, usually perplexed by questions of "is X implemented" when
> it is relatively easy to look at the sources and decide.  Or, you can
> even do an "objdump -p" on cygwin1.dll to see if the function is
> exported.
>
> Why, as a last resort, you can even look at the project web page, which,
> in this case, actually mentions "System V shared memory calls".
>
> cgf
>

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