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From: Jose (jmalv04_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-22 07:55:12

I am very interested in using your library and I hope is included in Boost

Some comments I have related to what has been discussed in this thread:

* It should be clearly stated in the docs that the performance gain is by
using MMF (not RAF) which was not clear when I looked at the docs

* Concurrent access - I think this is a key feature. Supporting regular
files will be good for this as you can support easily concurrent access via
locking at the expense of performance

* Large file support - A practical approach to this would be to limit the
support to 64-bit systems, which are starting to be very common and in which
you don't have mmap issues. Would this be a good idea ?

* Do you also plan to support what's described in Yao's paper "efficient
locking for concurrent operations on b-trees"


On 5/18/06, Slava, Alex <raf.devel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Dear Boost Community,
> Is there any interest in submission of a Random Access to Files (RAF)
> Library to Boost?
> Please see for documentation and an
> initial implementation.
> Thank you,
> --
> Svyatoslav Trukhanov,
> Oleksii Ursulenko
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