[Barrelfish-users] Shared Memory Programming

Reto Achermann reto.achermann at inf.ethz.ch
Mon Apr 16 13:24:47 CEST 2018

Hi Daniel,

depends a bit on the exact use case, but one thing to look at would be
the device queues. There exists also a descriptor queue for shared 
memory use cases.

You can have a look at Technote 26 and usr/tests/devif.

-- Reto

On 04/16/2018 01:18 PM, Daniel Grumberg wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am programming some stuff on barrelfish, and I was wondering about the 
> "right way" of doing shared memory programming between 2 domains as 
> there seems to be multiple ways of doing it. Essentially, my use case is 
> that I want one process to manage a bunch of buffers (where the size is 
> not known statically) for another process that would be writing stuff 
> into them and notifying the manager process when the data is ready. Can 
> someone tell me what the preferred way of supporting this use case is?
> Best
> --Daniel
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Reto Achermann,

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