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SubjectRe: posix 4 extensions
>>> On Wed, 31 Jul 1996 19:32:19 +0100 (BST), (Alan Cox) said:

>> What about the posix.4 shared memory objects? Any chance we might ever
>> see them? The ability to map shared memory segments to the same
>> logical address in several different processes would make the use of
>> pointers in shared memory possible.

ac> Both mmap() and SYS5 shared memory can already do that

That's true, I just think that having a program specify an absolute
memory location for data to be rather ugly.


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