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Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2012 10:44:51 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: perl 5.16 shm working right?

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 07:28:54AM -0700, Isaac Dunham wrote:
> hello,
> I built perl 5.16.0 (defaults to ansi c89, but needs
> SIG_BLOCK...used -D_GNU_SOURCE -std=gnu99, but _POSIX_C_SOURCE +
> -std=c99 is probably enough)
> Still using gcc-3.4 (with -Os)
> 10 tests failed, including both shm tests. 
> I had at least 500 MB of RAM completely unused, so I
> wouldn't expect any issues there.
> So I'm wondering if the shm support is fully working, or if that's just

For the record, this is legacy sysv shm, not modern POSIX shm. Are you
on a 32- or 64-bit machine? I'm guessing some of the structures and
padding might be messed up on 64-bit, although I thought we looked
into and fixed that a while back.


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