[Opendnssec-develop] Re: SoftHSMv2 and IPC

Rickard Bellgrim rickard at opendnssec.org
Thu Nov 1 12:45:40 UTC 2012

Moving the discussion to:

On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Rickard Bellgrim <rickard at opendnssec.org> wrote:
> 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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