Cygdaemon - planning

Elfyn McBratney elfyn@cygwin.com
Thu Jun 26 17:16:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Charles Wilson wrote:

> >  - ipc/sem/shm
> >
> >    as the ipc and shm code is pretty much complete, all it needs is final
> >    touches and the implementation of semaphores, which is not that hard. I have
> >    shm{ctl,op,get} mostly complete but it's in a mess as I;ve not touched it in
> >    months. IMO, this should be the first thing to be worked on and exported.
>
> Very nice.
>
> I still plan to publish cygipc2 as soon as 1.5.0 comes out; it's ready
> to upload (except for that pesky "linked against a snapshot" problem;
> waiting...)
>
> (cygipc2 is just cygipc, compiled against the 1.5.0-ish kernel, using
> cygwin1.dll's 64bit ftok(), etc etc.  Nothing fancy.)

Cool. You never know, I might have completely broke cygdaemon, so a spare tire
is a good thing. :-) No, no, just kidding.

> >   winsup/
> >     ...
> >     cygdaemon/
> >       ipc-utils/  - a few command line utilities (still a work in progress)
>
> Hmm...coupled with the upcoming release of cygipc2, I've moved many of
> the ipc tools into cygutils (cygutils-2.x release is also awaiting 1.5.0)
>
> Here are the tools that I've ported into cygutils:
>
> (From cygipc-1.x distro, moved to cygutils.  On linux, these are part of
> the util-linux distribution -- which is where most of the tools in
> cygutils originated.  So, cygutils seems like the right place for these
> tools.)
>
> ipcrm.8
> ipcrm.c
> ipcs.8
> ipcs.c
> ipck

Ahh right, when I said a few, I meant one that worked. :-) Better keeping with
yours. I'll blow that directory away.

> These have been in cygutils for a while -- taken from the Linux
> Programming Guide, Chp 6 (IPC).
>
> msgtool.c
> semtool.c
> semstat.c
> shmtool.c

Hmmm, perhaps it's time for shmfs?

> --
> Chuck
>

Elfyn
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