2.6, 3.0, and truly independent intepreters

James Mills prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Mon Oct 27 03:11:45 CET 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 12:03 PM, Andy O'Meara <andy55 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we miscommunicated there--I'm actually agreeing with you.  I
> was trying to make the same point you were: that intricate and/or
> large structures are meant to be passed around by a top-level pointer,
> not using and serialization/messaging.  This is what I've been trying
> to explain to others here; that IPC and shared memory unfortunately
> aren't viable options, leaving app threads (rather than child
> processes) as the solution.


Why don't you just use a temporary file
system (ram disk) to store the data that
your app is manipulating. All you need to
pass around then is a file descriptor.


-- "Problems are solved by method"

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