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Subject: Re: [boost] [Interprocess] Possible bug in shared memory on FreeBSD 8.0
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-11 13:40:58

Manish Vachharajani escribió:
>> You are lucky because right now I'm working on Interprocess, that's why
>> changes are happening so fast. This will change tomorrow, because I have
>> other pending tasks, so let's do the work ;-)
> Ok, sounds good to me :)
>> I've uploaded to trunk a change I've done to remove the call to
>> write_whole_device, which called ::lseek and ::write and it's only needed in
>> windows, since truncation in windows does not zero fill the memory if the
>> new size is bigger. Can you test it?
> Works for me under 8.0 on my small test code. Minor bug on 7.2, the
> test in workaround.hpp should be (__FreeBSD__ < 8), not >=8.
> Otherwise, on 7.2 we don't use the filesystem based naming and things
> break. It seems we'd want the opposite, filesystem naming on anything
> less than 8, no filesystem naming on anything greater.

Yes, I realized after committing ;-) changed now in trunk.

> I'll let you know if it works in the main code in which I use this
> stuff later today, after I patch the changes you've made into our
> production version of boost. Do you know if this stuff will make it
> into boost 1.40.0 or is it too late for that?

If you reply ASAP (tomorrow?) and trunk test are ok, I'll commit it for
1.40 if the release manager agrees.



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