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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [interprocess] Memory mapped file based allocator
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-09 17:26:41

dhruva wrote:
> Hi,
> I am looking for a memory mapped file based allocator that does not map the whole file into memory.
> The size may be huge and I would not want to map all the contents
into process memory.
>Since my read and write access are sequential, I would like the
mapping to happen on demand
>(based on access violation trying to read an unmapped region of
memory). Is there something
>like that in Interprocess/Boost (since the implementation needs to
work both on M$ and GNU/Linux)?

No there is not on-demand mapping based on access violation. That would
be really difficult to implement.

> regards,
> dhruva



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