Kevent take 26
Posted Dec 18, 2006 23:52 UTC (Mon) by i3839
In reply to: Kevent take 26
Parent article: Kevent take 26
Well, it looks like epoll quite a lot, so I'm wondering why they didn't try to improve and extend epoll instead of adding kevent. For networking epoll is great, and it will stay one way or the other. If kevent turns out to be good then epoll will most likely be built on top of it, instead of being removed.
"And he has pushed strongly for timeout values to be represented in an absolute format."
Absolute versus relative? Because I think relative timeouts are at least as useful or better than absolute ones. Just imagine all those applications stopping to work when the clock is set back... That said, using struct timeval as input might fit better with gettimeofday usage.
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