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Re: Linux libaio

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 07:40:12PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 03:02:57PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
>  > What can be done for porting software that depends on Linux libaio? 
>  > It seems NetBSD has a POSIX aio feature in librt, was there some
>  > middlewae library developped for porting libaio on NetBSD?
> First step would be to get aio to work at all... it didn't really last
> I tried. :(

IIRC is does a synchronous IO in a worker thread.
There are a varey limited number of such threads, so you can't
really do aio at all.

I don't know what linux does, the only OS I know of that can actually
do aio are RSX/11M and windows.


David Laight:

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