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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
This new architecture seems to remove one of the key advantages of the previous syslet
interfaces: the ability to run many system calls without incurring system call overhead for
Posted Dec 10, 2007 23:10 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Also, because the completion function is called in the original
process --- well, what do the old and new tasks share? If they share as
little as POSIX processes, the completion function is going to have to
resort to something nasty like a pipe read by the other process just to
communicate with itself.
Posted Dec 10, 2007 23:31 UTC (Mon) by i3839 (guest, #31386)
I think that's what the ugly syslet_ring_wait() is meant for.
I see a lot of unnecessary complexity, where should I drop my feedback, lkml or lwn? I'll mail
it to lkml tomorrow...
Posted Dec 11, 2007 6:39 UTC (Tue) by butlerm (subscriber, #13312)
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