Subject: Re: improving kqueue
To: None <>
From: Matthew Mondor <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/22/2006 22:35:51
On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:35:45 -0700
Bill Studenmund <> wrote:

> I think the thing to do here is take a page from the SVR4 book.
> We add a field to struct vnode that indicates what "watcher" is watching 
> it. Then when we look up a vnode in a directory, we copy the watcher info 
> down to it.
> No, let's do something like what I mention. The difference is that all 
> vnodes that are being watched have notes indicating that they are being 
> watched. If a vnode has no "being watched" indication, it's not being 
> watched. :-)
> Let's copy what SVR4 did, with some modernizations.

Would this book be "The Design of the UNIX Operating System" from Bach?


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