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Date:      Wed, 05 Apr 2000 23:02:23 -0700
From:      Peter Wemm <peter@netplex.com.au>
To:        Jonathan Lemon <jlemon@flugsvamp.com>
Cc:        arch@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: RFC: kqueue API and rough code 
Message-ID:  <20000406060223.CF3BF1CE0@overcee.netplex.com.au>
In-Reply-To: Message from Jonathan Lemon <jlemon@flugsvamp.com>  of "Thu, 06 Apr 2000 00:21:26 CDT." <20000406002126.B80578@prism.flugsvamp.com> 

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Jonathan Lemon wrote:
>   I would like to solicit comments on the kqueue mechanism
> that I've been working on.  Currently, it will report events
> for sockets, vnodes, and aio requests, and hopefully is 
> designed to be extensible.
> 
>   An API document and rough code is at:
> 
> 	http://www.flugsvamp.com/~jlemon/fbsd

Jonathan already knows, but a couple of guys at yahoo are very excited
about this stuff as it looks like it can replace our hack that we've been
using for a few years.  This stuff is designed to replace a select/poll
loop and avoids the expensive setup/teardown of select/poll state each time
around the loop.

Cheers,
-Peter
--
Peter Wemm - peter@FreeBSD.org; peter@yahoo-inc.com; peter@netplex.com.au
"All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5





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