IPC Queues

Joerg Pernfuss elessar at bsdforen.de
Mon Feb 20 02:21:05 PST 2006

On Mon, 20 Feb 2006 03:12:39 -0600
Jason Resch <jresch at cleversafe.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> My company is implementing an application which we plan will use
> shared memory and IPC mechanisms to coordinate work.  We would prefer
> to use POSIX message queues due to their better support for
> priorities, but from the research I have done thus far it appears
> none of the BSDs support POSIX queues.  My question is, does there
> exist some kernel patch or port that implements POSIX queues for
> FreeBSD?

FreeBSD-Current has POSIX message queues since last november thanks
to David Xu.

In regard to stability and/or performance I can't say anything
though as I don't run current.

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