Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess, 1.51] basic_managed_shared_memory::flush removed?
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-15 18:27:33
>> basic_managed_shared_memory::flush has been removed. this currently
>> breaks compilation of some of my code.
>> wouldn't it be cleaner to deprecate it for some time and maybe post a
>> warning? also a comment in the release notes, how to port code to 1.51
>> would be very nice.
> Yes, sorry, you are right, it should be deprecated and after that
> removed, the same will happen, I'm afraid with
> mapped_region::get_offset(). The problem with flush and shared memory is
> that flushing into shared memory is unspecified according to POSIX::
> "The effect of msync() on a shared memory object or a typed memory
> object is unspecified"
> Does flush() for shared memory useful in your platform?
thanks. iirc, my code does not necessarily depend on it, but it is
rather used to be on the safe side.
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