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SubjectRe: > 15,000 Simultaneous Connections
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Mike Jagdis <mike@roan.co.uk> writes:

|> The main cost of select and poll, on the kernel side, is scanning
|> the fds to see what is ready. The way select and poll are usually
|> used we want a means to express an interest in an fd and then
|> receive a stream of "events" as fds change state.

That's what SIGIO is for.

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