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Re: cygipc (and PostgreSQL) XP problem resolved!
On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 10:16:40AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Sun, 2003-05-11 at 03:36, Charles Wilson wrote:
>> > But, be advised that I'm in the process of changing the inode field to
>> > a long long so I'm not sure that we wouldn't be just pushing this off
>> > a little further.
>> Urk. That's right -- but unless there is another primitive type that is
>> bigger than 64 bits, then we're out of luck, and will have to accept
>> aliasing of some sort.
>A lookaside table will do it. We can do that in 64 bits easily.
>In 32 bits we'd only have 8 bits for unique inodes - no more than 256
>keys on a volume. With 64 bit key_t's, we get up to 40 bits to lookup in
>the lookaside table - no worries :}. ftok() will have to become a
>cygdaemon wrapped function though - which IIRC it isn't today.
Or we can just use Global atoms, as I suggested in cygwin-developers.
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