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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] System V Shared Memory for Open MPI: Request forCommunity Input and Testing
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-09 15:34:51

On Jun 9, 2010, at 3:26 PM, Samuel K. Gutierrez wrote:

> System V shared memory cleanup is a concern only if a process dies in
> between shmat and shmctl IPC_RMID. Shared memory segment cleanup
> should happen automagically in most cases, including abnormal process
> termination.

Umm... right. Duh. I knew that.


So -- we're good!

Let's open the discussion of making sysv the default on systems that support the IPC_RMID behavior (which, AFAIK, is only Linux)...

Jeff Squyres
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