[Python-ideas] Adding shm_open to mmap?
shibturn at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 01:50:07 CET 2012
On 18/02/2012 11:56pm, Greg Ewing wrote:
> shibturn wrote:
>> If the receiving process is expecting an fd then that certainly works.
>> But making it work transparently with pickle is difficult.
> Is making it work with pickle a requirement? The point of using
> shared memory is to avoid the need for serialising and deserialising.
The point is to avoiding having to pickle/unpickle the *data*. Being
able to pickle/unpickle a *reference* to the data would be rather
convenient. Then, for instance, you can put references to blocks of raw
data on a queue.
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