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SubjectRe: [take22 0/4] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.
Nate Diller wrote:
> Indesiciveness has certainly been an issue here, but I remember akpm
> and Ulrich both giving concrete suggestions. I was particularly
> interested in Andrew's request to explain and justify the differences
> between kevent and BSD's kqueue interface. Was there a discussion
> that I missed? I am very interested to see your work on this
> mechanism merged, because you've clearly emphasized performance and
> shown impressive results. But it seems like we lose out on a lot by
> throwing out all the applications that already use kqueue.

kqueue looks pretty nice, the filter/note models in particular. I don't
see anything about ring buffers though.

I also wonder about the asynchronous event side (send), not just the
event reception side.


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