[GRASS5] Report for IPC on IRIX
jhickey at hpcc.nectec.or.th
Tue Jan 30 23:09:53 EST 2001
Malcolm Blue wrote:
> IRIX looks good. It wouldn't have had the ipcs command otherwise and
> wouldn't have known what to report on the queues. Some of the systems
> (like Linux seem to set up queue on startup - I don't know why). Just
> for fun, compile grass using IPC, start a couple of monitors and there
> should be 2 queues for each monitor. Then you can tell us for sure
> that IRIX supports IPC, plus you can test the IPC XDRIVER.
Here is a very brief report of IPC usage on IRIX. First, it works
although I didn't notice any speed differences. Second, the monitor does
not redraw if another window covers it and then reveals it. This problem
does not exist with the fifo version.
Not very extensive testing (no time) but I thought I'd report it anyway.
Jazzman (a.k.a. Justin Hickey) e-mail: jhickey at hpcc.nectec.or.th
High Performance Computing Center
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)
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