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    SubjectRe: [take24 0/6] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.
    On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 08:43:34PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov (johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru) wrote:
    > > I've explained this multiple times. The struct sigevent structure needs
    > > to be extended to get a new part in the union. Something like
    > >
    > > struct {
    > > int kevent_fd;
    > > void *data;
    > > } _sigev_kevent;
    > >
    > > Then define SIGEV_KEVENT as a value distinct from the other SIGEV_
    > > values. In the code which handles setup of timers (the timer_create
    > > syscall), recognize SIGEV_KEVENT and handle it appropriately. I.e.,
    > > call into the code to register the event source, just like you'd do with
    > > the current interface. Then add the code to post an event to the event
    > > queue where currently signals would be sent et voilà.
    >
    > Ok, I see.
    > It is doable and simple.
    > I will try to implement it tomorrow.

    I've checked the code.
    Since it will be a union, it is impossible to use _sigev_thread and it
    becomes just SIGEV_SIGNAL case with different delivery mechanism.
    Is it what you want?

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    Evgeniy Polyakov
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