[SciPy-user] shared memory machines

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Mon Feb 9 09:09:20 CST 2009


On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 10:07:16AM -0500, Philip Semanchuk wrote:
> Since I'm not a numpy user I'm a little lost as to how you're using  
> the shared memory here, but I gather that it is effectively "magic" to  
> a numpy user? i.e., he doesn't have any idea that a shared memory  
> segment is being created on his behalf?

My goal would be that he shouldn't have to know, or to care. It should be
as much transparent as possible.

> If that's the case I don't see  any way around reference counting.

Thanks for your input, it is valued a lot.

Gaël


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