Re: Modular SysV IPC, testers wanted [patch]

Barry Zubel (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 15:32:59 +0000 (GMT)

On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, Dragos Acostachioaie wrote:

> 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.

works for me patched against 2.1.131, and tested with postgresql - again
both modular and monolithic

Barry Zubel
VK Research

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