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SubjectRe: Unix domain sockets being slooooooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwww
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> messages, it took ~1:30, with unix domain sockets it was ~3 minutes
> (which is 2 times slower) and number of task switches was 2259000
> instead of 2000108 with ipc messages, and with much more time spent in
> scheduler.

Unix domain sockets are fast for bulk delivery of data, SYS5 messages
are fast for message passing. To do extremely fast message passes
with low contention cases use spinlocks, shared memory and signals. The
locks are arch specific, but thats easily localised

Alan


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