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Re: Using POSIX_SHM
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 11:15:47 +0100
- Subject: Re: Using POSIX_SHM
- References: <006301c944aa$32fcfee0$4001a8c0@mycomputer>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Nov 12 09:36, John Emmas wrote:
> A project I'm working on is available for both Linux and Windows. The
> version uses a preprocessor directive called USE_POSIX_SHM which (I think)
> configures it to use POSIX's shared memory model. The project can also be
> built for Windows in which case, USE_POSX_SHM isn't defined. I just
> wondered whether I should enable or disable this directive when building
Not yet. POSIX shared memory isn't available in the current Cygwin
release 1.5.25. It will be available in the next major version 1.7.0.
It doesn't exactly look like we will be able to release this in 2008,
but I'm still hopeful it's not too far away...
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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