The unix-memory package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

unix memory syscalls (mmap, munmap, madvise, msync, mlock)


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Versions0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (==4.*), unix [details]
LicenseBSD3
CopyrightVincent Hanquez <vincent@snarc.org>
AuthorVincent Hanquez <vincent@snarc.org>
Maintainervincent@snarc.org
Stabilityexperimental
CategorySystem
Home pagehttp://github.com/vincenthz/hs-unix-memory
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/vincenthz/hs-unix-memory
UploadedMon Feb 24 07:07:32 UTC 2014 by VincentHanquez
DistributionsNixOS:0.1.2
Downloads676 total (24 in last 30 days)
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unix-memory

Provide access to lowlevel syscalls for memory mapping. typically mmap, munmap, msync, mlock, mprotect, ..

Documentation: unix-memory on hackage

The goal is to fold the System.Posix.Memory module in the unix package. As the unix package is tied to ghc, it's not convenient to upgrade the package, so this package can act as a test ground, and a compatility module for older unix version.

Portability is inherently difficult, but the goal is to support every unixoid (Linux, BSD, MacOSX) that have mmap style functions. Bug reports and pull requests to improve portability more than welcome.