[MUD-Dev] New to MUD Dev, need friendly advice!
shaver at off.net
Wed Apr 30 10:54:33 New Zealand Standard Time 2003
On Apr 29, Sean Kelly wrote:
> That's it... epoll. I knew it was an efficient variation of poll
> but couldn't recall the term. From my understanding, this is the
> performance equivalent of completion ports in Linux.
The other completion-port-alike is the SIGIO stuff, especially since
you can deal with it in a polled mode.
lots and lots on epoll vs. SIGIO.
> > These are actually operating system drivers which are intended
> to > replace the posix select() mechanism with something more
Take care, though: simply using sys_epoll as a drop-in replacement
for select(2) or poll(2) is race-prone.
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