[SciPy-user] shared memory machines

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Mon Feb 9 10:59:42 CST 2009


On 2/9/2009 4:28 PM, Philip Semanchuk wrote:

> I once wrote some code to implement a shared dict using shared memory,  
> and this was a problem I ran into.   

We should have that removed. The actual allocation will be rounded up to 
a multiple of the page size. So to prevent a leak we should round up 
before allocating and reporting the actual size.

 > What happens when an item grows?

We don't want an array to grow or move once it has been created. But a 
process should be allowed to create subarray views.

S.M.


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