[Python-Dev] Free threading

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Wed, 8 Aug 2001 09:45:07 -0400

> > Please excuse my ignorance: how do you do locking in an mmap
> > solution?
> Good question.  I've never used mmap myself. :-)  I know Unix
> shared memory has locks and semaphores; the mmap module
> apparently doesn't (possibly because Windows has a different
> philosophy there).

Right, but Windows has named events and semaphores 
(cross process), so as long as your definition of "cross-
platform" is Windows / *nix, you're in good shape <wink>.

- Gordon