Linked by David Adams on Sat 16th Jul 2005 23:09 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Some weeks after Neal Walfield implemented POSIX semaphores for libpthread, Marcus Brinkmann has now implemented SysV shared memory for the GNU Hurd in glibc, based on some earlier work done by Neal. This was probably the last commonly used POSIX feature missing in the Hurd, and having shared memory available will make several programs work much better.
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RE[4]: Does someone even want it?
by orestes on Sun 17th Jul 2005 01:28 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Does someone even want it?"
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Sorry that should have said 1990. GNU was started in '85. The point still remains that the Hurd predates Linux's existence.

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