In-place memory manager, mmap
kris at FreeBSD.org
Sun Aug 24 19:19:49 CEST 2008
> On Aug 24, 9:52 am, Kris Kennaway <k... at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> castironpi wrote:
>>> 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.
> 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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