Re: Modular SysV IPC, testers wanted [patch]

Dragos Acostachioaie (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 10:47:11 +0200 (EET)

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> SysV IPC ought to be modularizable: it's large (24k), self-contained, and
> seldom used. I've made a patch to do it. The kernel compiles in all three
> configurations (compiled-in, compiled-out, module) and is stable when IPC
> features aren't used. Unfortunately I can't find any programs that use IPC,
> so I have not tested whether it works when someone tries to use it.

It works for me. Applied against 2.1.131, tested with postgresql,
dosemu and IPC utilities (ipcs, ipcrm). Both as module and monolithic.
Nice work, you should send it to Linus.


Dragos Acostachioaie
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