R8B-0 devpoll patch

Kent Boortz <>
Tue Feb 26 19:27:11 CET 2002


> This patch implements support for /dev/poll in Solaris                
> and /dev/epoll for Linux.                                             

This sounds very promising. For FreeBSD there is kqueue() that
according to some tests is even more efficient.

Do you know how stable these extensions are?

kent

Ref:
  http://www.kegel.com/dkftpbench/Poller_bench.html
  http://www.xmailserver.org/linux-patches/nio-improve.html
  http://www.citi.umich.edu/techreports/reports/citi-tr-00-4.pdf
  http://www.acme.com/software/thttpd/ (source has select/poll/kqueue wrapper)



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