mmap required? (was Re: Draft specification for future X-Trace h

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Jul 20 00:05:43 UTC 2000

Sven Paulus <sven at> writes:
> Heath Kehoe <heath.kehoe at> wrote:

> |> Speaking of overview, all of the overview methods use mmap (tradindexed
> |> and buffindexed mmap the group.index file, and BerkeleyDB mmaps its
> |> __db* files).  So its no longer feasable to have reader machines that
> |> NFS-mount spool and overview from a transport machine.

> This should be mentioned in INSTALL. 

It seemed to fit better in NEWS; I put a mention in there.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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