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

From: Brent Cook
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 18:14:30 EST

On Monday 31 July 2006 17:00, David Miller wrote:
> So we'd have cases like this, assume we start with a full event
> queue:
> thread A thread B
> dequeue event
> aha, new connection
> accept()
> register new kevent
> queue is now full again
> add kevent on new
> connection
> At this point thread A doesn't have very many options when the kevent
> add fails. You cannot force this thread to read more events, since he
> may not be in a state where he is easily able to do so.

There has to be some thread that is responsible for reading events. Perhaps a
reasonable thing for a blocked thread that cannot process events to do is to
yield to one that can?

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