[Opendnssec-develop] Re: SoftHSMv2 and IPC

Rickard Bellgrim rickard at opendnssec.org
Thu Nov 1 12:26:52 UTC 2012

Solaris also have a limit of 14 characters, but it does not enforce
it. When reviewing the current core dump, it appears that this may be
the cause of it.

// Rickard

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Rickard Bellgrim
<rickard at opendnssec.org> wrote:
> Hi
> I have been looking at the issues on Inter-Process Communication in
> SoftHSMv2. The current issue is that OpenBSD does not implement POSIX
> Semaphores and NetBSD has a maximum length of 14 characters on the
> names of the named semaphores. I tried to convert it over to System V
> semaphores, but then we have an issue that we hit the maximum number
> of semaphores and that there is no good equivalent to sem_unlink().
> Currently there is one semaphore per object. Maybe we should re-design
> IPC part of SoftHSMv2?
> // Rickard

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