fifos and named pipes

Christopher Faylor
Tue Mar 27 18:25:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 10:46:43AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>Speaking of the glue to see what pipe are available: can I use the
>cygwin shared memory area? any caveats/must dos/must not dos with doing

I'd rather that you open a separate area.  I've been slowly moving things
away from a monothilic shared memory area into separate areas.  For instance,
the user mount table no longer lives there.

If you use individual shared memory areas, you might be able to get more
access control, too.


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