Subject: Re: libwrap
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Erik Huizing <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/15/2001 22:20:40
Right now, I'm bound by non-disclosure agreement not to reveal the
specifics, but I can say this: its like an online casino where the players
can compete against each other. I need to have potentially a thousand or
more simultaneous open sockets at a time.  I origianlly started with a
java application, but it coudln't handle the numbers I needed, so I'm
rewriting the whole thing in C. What I was thinking of doing was having
maybe 10 or 20 threads each listening to 50 to 100 sockets (using an
fd_set and select). Is this a good way to go, or is there a more efficient

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// Erik Huizing

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> So if I understand you (and this) correctly, it looks like using syslog is
> the correct way and using syslog wouldn't be reinventing the wheel.
> Tell us more about your project.
>    Jeremy C. Reed