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Re: compat_linux and AIO

Rhialto <> wrote:

> > That's what Linux does for the most part.  I don't think our current
> > VFS protocol is particularly amenable to making this work easily.
> A first version may always implement the async calls as sync, right?
> I've seen no requirement that prohibits that.

As I understand, we can have a pool of kernel threads that do the I/O
synchrnonously on behalf of the calling processes:  no need to modify
the VFS.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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