SHMM Shared Memory Manager

Introduction to SHMM

This is a web page about SHMM, which provides some help to manage your shared memories.

Downloading SHMM

SHMM can be found on [via http] and [via FTP]. It can also be found on one of our FTP mirrors; please use a mirror if possible.


SHMM documentation can be found at You may also find more information about SHMM by running info shmm, man shmm, or looking at /usr/doc/shmm/ or /usr/local/doc/shmm/ on your system.

Mailing Lists/Newsgroups

SHMM has two mailing lists: <> and <>.

The main discussion list is <>, and is used to discuss all aspects of SHMM, including development and porting.

There is a separate list used for reporting bugs, <>. For details on submitting a bug report, please see the section Report a Bug below.

Announcements about SHMM and most other GNU software are made on <>.

To subscribe to these or any GNU mailing lists, please send an empty mail with a Subject: header line of just "subscribe" to the relevant -request list. For example, to subscribe yourself to GNU announcement list, you would send mail to <> with no body and a Subject: header line of just "subscribe". Or you can use the mailing list web interface.

Request an Enhancement

If you would like any new feature to be included in future versions of SHMM, please send a request to <>.

Please remember that development of SHMM is a volunteer effort, and you can also contribute to its development. For information about contributing to the GNU Project, please read How to help GNU.

Report a Bug

If you think you have found a bug in SHMM, then please send as complete a report as possible to <>.


SHMM Original developper : Jeannie BOFFEL.


SHMM is currently being maintained by <>.