Shared Memory Modules

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Nov 25 18:26:02 CET 2003


Thomas Heller wrote:
> 
> steven.green3 at baesystems.com (S Green) writes:
> 
> > Does any one now if a shared memory module exists, written in python
> > for a windows platform. I now one exists for unix?
> >
> >
> > help most appreciated,
> >
> > S Green
> 
> import mmap

The docs suggest that mmap.mmap(x, x, mmap.MAP_SHARED) will work under
Unix but not Windows.

Does the Windows version really support shared memory, or is the 
multiple-maps-per-file feature only valid within a single process?

-Peter




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