Subject: Re: Enabling SysV IPC API in XFree86
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 05/08/2003 14:23:49
Martin Husemann <> writes:
> On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 12:18:20AM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > I'd like very much to see this patch committed. Could there be any reason
> > not to activate support for SysV IPC services in XFree86 ?
> With this support compiled in, does the X server (assume for a moment
> it's not running on some nvidia card) fall back properly if SysV IPC
> is not available?

Though it is a somewhat separate issue, given that all the shm
segments etc. no longer take up room whether you use them or not, I
think we should have the SysV IPC in by default on all kernels.

Perry E. Metzger