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Date:      Thu, 15 Jul 1999 15:13:00 -0700
From:      "David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com>
To:        "Terry Lambert" <tlambert@primenet.com>, "Tani Hosokawa" <unknown@riverstyx.net>
Cc:        <chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Known MMAP() race conditions ... ?
Message-ID:  <000001becf0f$33465920$021d85d1@youwant.to>
In-Reply-To: <199907151936.MAA02676@usr07.primenet.com>

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> I can't speak for David, but the process architecture I did for
> the NetWare for UNIX product used multiple processes (not threads)
> with a singled shared memory region for client context records,
> and a shared file descriptor table.

	That's an excellent model to use. The biggest problem is that your
processes can get blocked on disk I/O, and there's not a whole lot you can
do about it. Every model has its advantages and disadvantages.

	DS



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