Future directions

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Tue Sep 17 01:55:19 UTC 2019

Yo Hal!

On Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:42:24 -0700
Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> > Are UNIX domain sockets available on all OSes?  If so, that's worth
> > considering.   
> One advantage of the read-only SHM mode is that it supports multiple
> readers. So you could run shmmon while ntpd is also running.

Another is that you can allow anyone on the localhost to read the SHM
without any risk of them messing up the SHM data.

It is also fast since it is memory mapped.  No system call overhead.

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