[zeromq-dev] IPC on Windows (again)

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Tue Nov 30 09:05:59 CET 2010

On 30 November 2010 15:57, Sven Koebnick <Sven.Koebnick at t-online.de> wrote:

> a few years ago, I read some artical about cheating IPC into Windows. it
> worked with using parts of the paging file as a shared datafile and thereby
> simulating shared memory.
> Maybe this can be wrapped to just plug it into where IPC sits on real
> operating systems.
mmap for shared-memory IPC is pretty normal as it avoids the administration
overhead of the System V facility.  Unless you implement busy-waiting you
will probably want to use TCP sockets for event notification and the mmapped
memory for the payload.

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