[Python-ideas] Adding shm_open to mmap?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Feb 15 13:34:19 CET 2012

On Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:10:11 -0500
Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote:
> I'd prefer to provide shm_open on Windows if at all possible. The
> "sorta-kinda" bothers me. That would also allow for an application to
> exit and then resume work stored in a mapped segment (something I've
> done before).

The original discussion was about shared memory with multiprocessing.
In that context, automatic collection of shared memory areas shouldn't
be a problem.



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