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

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 18:19:04 EST

From: Brent Cook <bcook@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 17:16:48 -0500

> 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?

The reason one decentralizes event processing into threads is so that
once they are tasked to process some event they need not be concerned
with event state.

They are designed to process their event through to the end, then
return to the top level and say "any more work for me?"
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