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Re: netmsg can now exec files (sort of)

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: netmsg can now exec files (sort of)
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:14:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 03:56:00PM -1000, Brent W. Baccala wrote:
> I've figured out why the patched exec server didn't work with mmap, and
> just opened a bug on it, with a fix attached.
> So now I've got a working, mmap-less exec server that burns a lot of extra
> RAM (each process gets its own private copy of the C library), but lets me
> execute files across a netmsg TCP/IP session.
> I think the next logical step is to get it to attempt an mmap, and only
> fall back if that doesn't work.

You might also want to consider making the mmap-less case more
efficient by carefully copying the data. I didn't insist on
COW zero-copy for no reason.

Richard Braun

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