Re: [RFC 1/4] kevent: core files.

From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Sat Jul 29 2006 - 11:46:40 EST

On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 09:32:42PM -0700, Nicholas Miell (nmiell@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Speaking of API design choices, I saw your OLS paper and was wondering
> if you were familiar with the Solaris port APIs* and, if so, you could
> please comment on how your proposed event channels are different/better.

As far as it concerns kevents - userspace "ports" are just usual users
of kevents, like timer notifications. Add another syscall to "complete"
requested kevents and you get exactly Solaris ports.
It is fairly simple to implement on top of kevents, I just do not see
immediate benefits from that.

> --
> Nicholas Miell <nmiell@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Evgeniy Polyakov
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