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    SubjectRe: [patch] tmpfs for 2.4.1
    "J . A . Magallon" wrote:
    >
    > On 02.02 Christoph Rohland wrote:
    > > "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> writes:
    > >
    > > > What happened with this being a management tool for shared memory
    > > > segments?!
    > >
    > > Unfortunately we lost this ability in the 2.4.0-test series. SYSV shm
    > > now works only on an internal mounted instance and does not link the
    > > directory entry to the deleted state of the segment.
    > >
    >
    > Mmmmmm, does this mean that mounting /dev/shm is no more needed ?
    > One step more towards easy 2.2 <-> 2.4 switching...
    >

    In some ways it's kind of sad. I found the /dev/shm interface to be
    rather appealing :)

    -hpa

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