Re: thread rant

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 14:41:03 EST

On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:

> > 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...

yep - and this isnt possible with traditional SysV shared memory, and isnt
possible with traditional SysV semaphores. (forget my filesystem comment,
it's a thinko.)


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