Re: thread rant

From: Christoph Rohland (
Date: Sun Sep 03 2000 - 03:36:34 EST

Richard Gooch <> writes:

> Ingo Molnar writes:
> > 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.)
> Huh? After attaching, if you "delete" a SHMID, it will be removed
> when all processes referring to it unattach or die. Fairly similar
> semantics.

Would be nice if it really would be _that_ similar. We had to
reintroduce some linuxism that you can still attach to an deleted
SHMID. This is quite uncommon for filesystems (and for SYSV shm on
other *NIX)


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