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Author giampaolo.rodola
Recipients brett.cannon, davin, eric.snow, giampaolo.rodola, lukasz.langa, nascheme, osvenskan, pitrou, pmpp, rhettinger, ronaldoussoren, skrah, terry.reedy, yselivanov
Date 2019-02-16.14:48:49
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> Because shared memory blocks are not "owned" by a single process...
> [...]
> I propose a simpler, consistent-across-platforms API like:
>     SharedMemory(name=None, create=False, size=0)

Maybe something like this instead?

      SharedMemory(name=None, attach_if_exists=False, size=0)

The use case I'm thinking about is 2 distinct processes/apps which agree on a common fixed name.
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2019-02-16 14:48:49giampaolo.rodolasetrecipients: + giampaolo.rodola, brett.cannon, nascheme, rhettinger, terry.reedy, ronaldoussoren, pitrou, osvenskan, skrah, pmpp, lukasz.langa, eric.snow, yselivanov, davin
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