Subject: Re: "fast" syscalls?
To: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/17/2006 13:21:27
On Mar 17, 2006, at 1:02 PM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> No. Application starts thread, which issues ioctl that never returns.
> The ioctl code causes the thread to call tsleep when no data in the
> Then I can "kick" that thread after adding stuff to the queue by
...which is still a full-expense system call. I would like to have
the details of this hidden in some userland API, too... in
particular, I don't think the pthread -> LWP binding is generally