mmap - how to use ?

June Kim junaftnoon at
Thu Nov 16 10:19:37 CET 2000

Oh boy... It seems that there are a lot of people who are interested in
mmap, but very few who actually tried at least once. I skimmed the
mmapmodule source code but couldn't figure out what's wrong -- maybe my
usage or lovely Window was wrong.

"June Kim" <junaftnoon at> wrote in message
news:nFHQ5.199$7b.2990 at
> I have the same question. I tried to use mmap on Win32
> and on UNIX but all to fail.
> When I try mmap(file.fileno(), <size>), it gives strange
> WindowsError: (87, ''). Incomprehensible.... as usual with
> other Windows messages.
> "Harald Schneider" <h_schneider at> wrote in message
> news:8uuo4k$csg$07$1 at
> > Can anyone post an example, how to use mmap ?
> >
> > All the best,
> > Harald
> >
> >
> >

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