[twg-tds] storing scripts in the texmf tree

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Fri Feb 13 22:47:12 CET 2004

>> - shared memory for subprocesses

> As currently implemented, the datastructures are not suitable for
> this.  In test versions I have been playing with datastructures that
> are (they have to be independent of the address at which the data is
> loaded).

My main concern about  this option : you can't  enlarge a  shared memory
segment, at least  not  easily (the only way   I know is  to implement a
protocol to tell every user of the shared memory segment  to switch to a
new one).

Anybody who   wants to   'mktexlsr'  should first   kill (or   wait  for
termination) every process using the  shared memory segment. That can be


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