mmap() on HP-UX

Ollivier Robert ollivier.robert at
Fri Sep 10 17:02:52 UTC 1999

According to Russ Allbery:
> msync(addr, len, MS_SYNC) is your friend on the HP.  msync() after
> update gives you the behavior you're looking for.  If the application
> reads more than it writes, a mmaped io solution on the HP can still be a
> winner.  HP-UX definitely has some issues mmaping overlapping sections

I tried -- as configure on HP-UX insist on using mmap -- with msync()
configured and it still barfed when receiving control articles.

W/o mmap, the server has been up for more than 5 days now.
Ollivier ROBERT -=- Eurocontrol EEC/TEC -=- roberto at
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