Re: thread rant

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 14:28:53 EST

On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > Why? I would say that bad thing about SysV shared memory is that it's
> > _not_ sufficiently filesystem-thing - a special API where 'create a
> > file on ramfs and bloody mmap() it' would be sufficient. Why bother
> > with special sets of syscalls?
> what i mean is that i dont like the cleanup issues associated with SysV
> shared memory - eg. it can hang around even if all users have exited, so
> auto-cleanup of resources is not possible.

unlink() and the last munmap()/exit() will get rid of it...

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