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    On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:

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    > On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
    >
    > > Why? I would say that bad thing about SysV shared memory is that it's
    > > _not_ sufficiently filesystem-thing - a special API where 'create a
    > > file on ramfs and bloody mmap() it' would be sufficient. Why bother
    > > with special sets of syscalls?
    >
    > what i mean is that i dont like the cleanup issues associated with SysV
    > shared memory - eg. it can hang around even if all users have exited, so
    > auto-cleanup of resources is not possible.

    unlink() and the last munmap()/exit() will get rid of it...

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