On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Mike H. wrote:
For actual shared memory, there's always shmctl and friends, but for what> I am porting an app from Classic to OS X...and the biggest problem I've run
> into is how to get live notification of changes to prefs.
> The app consists of a "daemon" and a preference-setter. The daemon is
> Mach-O, the preference-setter is written in Carbon.
> Right now, I just have the daemon continuously
>polling a file, which is not
> the best way to do it. Is there anyway for a Carbon app to instantly
> communicate with a Mach-O app? I'd prefer to avoid AppleEvents...
you are trying to do CFMessagePort is probably more appropriate
Or you could just send the daemon a signal telling it to reread its
Why are you so hesitant to use apple events?
> Mike Hunson