In-place memory manager, mmap

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Aug 24 19:19:49 CEST 2008

castironpi wrote:
> On Aug 24, 9:52 am, Kris Kennaway <k... at> wrote:
>> castironpi wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've got an "in-place" memory manager that uses a disk-backed memory-
>>> mapped buffer.  Among its possibilities are: storing variable-length
>>> strings and structures for persistence and interprocess communication
>>> with mmap.
>>> It allocates segments of a generic buffer by length and returns an
>>> offset to the reserved block, which can then be used with struct to
>>> pack values to store.  The data structure is adapted from the GNU PAVL
>>> binary tree.
>>> Allocated blocks can be cast to ctypes.Structure instances using some
>>> monkey patching, which is optional.
>>> Want to open-source it.  Any interest?
>> Just do it.  That way users can come along later.
>> Kris
> How?  My website?  Google Code?  Too small for source forge, I think.
> --

Any of those 3 would work fine, but the last two are probably better 
(sourceforge hosts plenty of tiny projects) if you don't want to have to 
manage your server and related infrastructure yourself.


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