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Re: Linux's timerfd API
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 05:38:48PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> Is anybody famailiar with Linux's timerfd API (see
> http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/online/pages/man2/timerfd_create.2.html ).
> I was wondering if people think this is a good idea and/or what it
> would take to implement it in NetBSD.
I think the timerfd API (and some other related API which I cannot
remember, maybe signal FD or something like this) are ugly hacks
which they need because Linux's epoll(2) is very limitted
compared to kqueue(2).
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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