Why named shared memory zones

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Mon Sep 28 16:48:29 MSD 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 03:28:44PM +0300, Marcus Clyne wrote:

> Hi,
> What's the purpose/benefit of naming shared memory zones in config files?

Its names are used in other directives. For example, you may have
several proxy_cache's.

The second reason is Win32 uses named shared memory mapping.
However, it's lamost impossible to use shared memory in Win32 due to
Vista ASLR.

Igor Sysoev

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