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SubjectRe: POSIX releated question.
On Mon, Feb 21, 2000 at 07:28:30AM -0500, Steven N. Hirsch wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Santhosh Kumar M [CEC-S] wrote:
> > I want to use posix releated IPC calls like mq_open, shm_open etc.
> > To use these, should i have install some patch or is it not supported in
> > linux. The header files to be icluded is "mqueue.h" which is not present
> > in the include directory.
> This is off-topic, but several comments:

No it is definitely not.

> 1. I've never heard of 'mq_open' or 'shm_open'.

Look at the relevant POSIX standards...

> 2. Take a look at <sys/shm.h> and <sys/msg.h> for the calls which do
> exist.

Which implement System V IPC not POSIX. Christoph Roland implemented
POSIX SHM for 2.3.34. You can find his announcement at:

For POSIX message queues i am not sure if there is a patch...

> In the future, try grepping for the prototypes in /usr/include/*

grep does not replace knowledge of what one is talking about.

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