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Re: Bug#668841: ITP: svipc -- System V InterProcess Communication for Python/Yorick


Thanks for your interest.

Le 14/04/12 22:30, Roger Leigh a écrit :
>> * Package name    : svipc
>> * URL             : https://github.com/frigaut/yorick-svipc/
> Given the rather generic package name, and the fact that
> upstream is already using yorick-svipc, wouldn't it be
> better to continue using yorick-svipc as the package name?

Sure, I can do that.

> Are the POSIX equivalents not supported already in Yorick and
> Python? 

There's no implemented alternative for yorick, and I can't find
alternative packages for python in Debian. I may have missed something

> While yorick-svipc is undoubtedly useful, it's also
> quite dated; the standard POSIX equivalents to the old SysV
> should really be preferred.

>From what I've read, the benefit of the POSIX IPC over the SysV
implementation is not that tremendous.

> FWIW, http://pypi.python.org/pypi/posix_ipc/0.8.1

Best regards, Thibaut.

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