Iñáki Baz Castillo <ibc / aliax.net> wrote:
> El Jueves, 7 de Enero de 2010, Eric Wong escribióº
> > If you only talk between processes on one machine (since you're trying
> > FIFOs), you can also check out the "posix_mq" gem/library I started
> > recently:
> > 
> >         http://bogomips.org/ruby_posix_mq/
> 
> Really interesting. Is it safe to have various processes (Unicorn workers) 
> writting to a single posix_mq? or will the data be "mixed"? is there any way 
> to perform "atomic" writting operation in this queue?

These queues are completely atomic at the message level and descriptors
can be safely shared between processes/threads.  SysV message queues
weren't thread-safe, but POSIX ones are.

-- 
Eric Wong