Subject: Re: Importing kqueue's from FreeBSD...
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/15/2001 15:57:32
On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 01:02:12PM -0800, Jonathan Stone wrote:

 > What's the userlevel api? Can it easily support explicit
 > event-notification mechanism like the one (iirc) Gaurav Banga and Jeff
 > Mogul proposed as a replacement for poll()/select(), for
 > single-threaded apps with thousands of "interesting" objects?

Uh, read jlemon's paper -- he wrote it after reading Mogul's paper,
and it does indeed perform that function (with a much nicer interface
than Mogul's, I might add...)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>