[RFC] SysV SHM on 64-bit platforms

Jung-uk Kim jkim at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 22 09:47:06 PST 2008

On Friday 18 January 2008 12:17 pm, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> While I was working on kern/113218, I realized it is a bigger
> problem than I originally thought:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=113218
> Because fixing this PR breaks ABI, I had to make compat shims.  But
> the question is which branch to break?  Since we are very close to
> 7.0-RELEASE, the question became more complicated.  A lot of people
> are asking me to fix this PR because it is much needed fix for
> large database installations, so I have to make a quick decision.
> :-(

FYI, re@ said "it's simply too late" for RELENG_7_0.

Let's just shut up and fix ipc_perm and friends once and for all. ;-)

Thank you all!

Jung-uk Kim

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