[coyotos-dev] Cross-model IPC
clandau at macslab.com
Mon May 7 16:13:57 EDT 2007
> 2. All of the fast IPC transports define the "direct" payload
> in terms of register-sized words, not bytes.
Why is this a given?
Couldn't you define a single message payload (presumably 64 bit
words) and give 32-bit programs the option of extending 32-bit words
to 64 bits when sending? When receiving, the options might be to
truncate, or use two 32-bit words to receive each 64-bit datum.
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