Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/01/2004 11:22:55
At 11:17 AM 1/1/2004, Martin Husemann wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 09:43:00AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > No, kqueue(2) isn't it.  kqueue(2) is select on steriods.  It is not a
> > general purpose event notification system.
>True, but it could be made into a limited one easily, by adding some
>kind of sysctl like mapping of identifiers and agreeing on "namespace".

That would be ... wrong.  It would be best to invent a new API for that.

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