Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 02:52:35 EST

On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> > AIO is requiring you to poll and check if I/O is complete. select() does
> Incorrect. The entire point of AIO is that its an async callback system, when
> the I/O is complete... just like the kernel's internal I/O request queue
> system.

Hmmm.. Okay it may work like dnotify. You get some signal and
then its up to you to figure out what was going on. Traditionally select()
does that all for you and tells you which stream got input.

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