IPC feature provides powerful asynchronous and synchronous communication services.
IPC feature exports the following basic communication abstractions:
The unit of communication (
Point-to-point communication endpoints (
Multi-cast communication endpoints (
IPC feature allows threads to communicate and synchronize when they do not share memory, for example when they do not run on the same node.
For more details, see IPC(5FEA).
For information on how to configure IPC for local, Ethernet, and VME use, see Appendix A, Configuring IPC.