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SubjectRe: [take24 0/6] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.
Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 03:09:34PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov (johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru) wrote:
>> Ok, to solve the problem in the way which should be good for both I
>> decided to implement additional syscall which will allow to mark any
>> event as ready and thus wake up appropriate threads. If userspace will
>> request zero events to be marked as ready, syscall will just
>> interrupt/wakeup one of the listeners parked in syscall.

I'll wait for the new code drop to comment.


> Btw, what about putting aditional multiplexer into add/remove/modify
> switch? There will be logical 'ready' addon?

Is it needed? Usually this is done with a *_wait call with a timeout of
zero. That code path might have to be optimized but it should already
be there.

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