Re: aio-core why not using SuS? [Re: [rfc] aio-core for 2.5.29 (Re: async-io API registration for 2.5.29)]

From: John Gardiner Myers (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 10:40:50 EST

Dan Kegel wrote:

>You can actually consider posix AIO using sigtimedwait() to pick up completion
>notices to fit the definition of completion port if you squint a bit.
Except that signal queues are far too short to be useful for c10k. It's
also not possible to allocate a queue (signal number) in a thread safe

Posix AIO is a horrid interface. Ben has done much better.

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