fifos and named pipes

Robert Collins
Tue Mar 27 18:28:00 GMT 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [ ]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 12:26 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: fifos and named pipes
> 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
> >that? 
> 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.
> cgf

Ok. Any known problems with memory mapped files on 95? I'll just store
struct in the actual disk after the magic number, and memory map to that
file. Access control to the file will be handled by the OS as per usual.


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