shm status

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sun Jun 9 09:35:00 GMT 2002


On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 02:21:22PM +0100, Conrad Scott wrote:
>Also the ipcs and ipcrm utitilities are really useful when working with sysv
>ipc so I also thought I could start by adding these. Presumably this would
>be a case for another cygwin_internal() interface? i.e. get the list of ids;
>the program then issues xxxctl() calls to get the relevant details or rm the
>requested objects. Any objections to such an approach? (Just for comparison,
>the usual Un*x implementation involves reading kernel memory via /dev/kmem.)

Do we need a cygwin_internal interface?  How do OSes like linux do this?

Maybe it makes sense to start exposing things via the /proc interface, if that
is the way linux does it.

cgf



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