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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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