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Add support for semaphores and shared memory

Many linux programs need support for semaphores and shared memory.

For example:
- java virtual machine jdk
- mono
- node js
etc.

All of them are needed for web development.

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      • Aart Janse van den BoschAart Janse van den Bosch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Almost had a linux kernel built using buildroot but failed at the very last step because of no support for SYSV IPC needed by fakeroot/faked (not sure if that can be overcome).
        WSL is meant for development and that is a good idea if it would simply work all the way.
        I know I can use a Virtual Linux (relatively very slow), a dual boot system (having to reboot every time when you have to switch between building windows targets and building linux targets) or a separate linux computer (for the ones with money to spare).
        So yes, add support for SYSV IPC please.

      • Jonathan HerrJonathan Herr commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I im using a ruby on rails app that requires Postgres. I can get it to install but there is no System V shared memory support and the shmget() call fails. Not having to use the windows port of this software would be beneficial.

      • Sam HabielSam Habiel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am trying to get fis-gtm running (which is a database), and it's a blocker here as well.

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