fifos and named pipes

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Mar 28 00:23:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 12:21:21PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> 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.

Memory mapping on 9x/ME...

- use only basic shared access modes
- don't play with copy-on-write (Chris and I, we both have gray hair
  because of that)
- don't force a fixed memory address (aka mmap(...,MAP_FIXED,...))

Everything else should work... mostly.


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