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Subject: Re: [boost] [Interprocess] Managed mapped file questions
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-13 17:52:57

El 13/12/2012 2:28, Jorge Lodos Vigil escribió:
> On 12/12/2012 7:07, Ion Gaztañaga wrote:

> Given that the mapped file content is not part of the library
> interface, and the only expected user of the mapped file is the
> library itself, why waste time in Windows? Seems to me that a
> requirement that files should be identical is too strong, as long as
> they work and perhaps don't affect platform portability. File
> portability between platforms should be warranted? What about
> platforms with different endianness?

I need to investigate it, but I tried to support similar behaviour for
internal file-handling functions. I'll need to think it again. Please
fill a ticket so this doesn't get lost when reviewing pending issues.

> Yes, the application crashes. I am mapping large complex containers
with different sizes, the crashes took place when I was developing
tests. I would expect an exception when the size of the mapping is not

Yes, that's the idea.

> It is time consuming to develop a structure that would need more
> than
4Kb for its initial mapping. if I create a ticket with a sample using a
few bytes just to demonstrate the problem, would you consider it? I
understand this is not a show stopper :-)

This seems a bug, please fill another ticket with your example.


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