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Re: GSoC 2011 project proposal [Add kqueue support to GIO]

On Tue, March 29, 2011 11:28 am, Landry Breuil wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Benny Siegert <> 
> wrote:
>> [removing tech-kern@]
>> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:41, Julio Merino <> 
>> wrote:
>> If I may chime in: other BSDs (FreeBSD, OpenBSD, MirBSD) might also be
>> interested in this part as they also have kqueue. (I for one would
>> readily take this for MirBSD.) Please try to keep this in mind.
>> The same goes for the GIO patches. In the configure, test if kqueue is
>> present and not only if the OS is NetBSD.
> Yes please, we will also benefit from it in OpenBSD. And it will be
> welcomed, given how gamin kqueue() backend is reliable... so thanks for
> volunteering!

DragonFlyBSD had a kqueue() project for Summer of Code 2010, and there's
more on it proposed for this year:

I don't know how much intersection there is between these projects, other
than the word 'kqueue'.

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