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    Hi,

    On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 09:41:03PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    > On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
    >
    > > unlink() and the last munmap()/exit() will get rid of it...
    >
    > yep - and this isnt possible with traditional SysV shared memory, and isnt
    > possible with traditional SysV semaphores. (forget my filesystem comment,
    > it's a thinko.)

    Using the SysV APIs, you can do this for shared memory: do an
    IPC_RMID and the segment will disappear on the last detach/exit. But
    yes, you can't do the same for SysV semaphores.

    --Stephen
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