Re: [RELEASE] [CODE] [LONG] Guilds Code Info.

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 04/29/98

On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, James Turner wrote:

>ObCircle: Has anyone done anything like catching SIGSEGVs, writing a
>copyover file (assuring certain integrity first), and rebooting that
>way?  No lost connections.  This is a simplified version of using
>mprotect to ensure safe saves when segment violations happen, and
>would be a fairly easy first-step.

Erwin was already trying to do something like that with shared memory
segments so you wouldn't even have to re-load the world into memory.  I
don't know how far along he progressed.  The easiest method would be to
make a SIGSEGV handler just call copyover.  Extra things probably

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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