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From: Jose (jmalv04_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-10 16:11:53

See my previous response.

I think a well thought out boost scheduler/multiplexor module is needed.

I would just focus on async network io in linux (preferably using
epoll). Networking is one area where boost should probably have
separate platform solutions so that best performance and elegance are
not compromised.

On top of that, having an acceptor and connector implementation with
basic http examples would go a long way towards advancing in the right

If you plan to do this then I would gladly use it and provide
feedback. I would wait first for more opinions. I am coming from the
newbie boost user perspective that wants to build networking apps
easily and doesn't need ACE.

On 10 Aug 2005 19:26:15 +0200, Peter Simons <simons_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Jose writes:
> > Also worth checking the scheduler library in
> > [although it doesn't] seem to have active development.
> I still maintain the library -- it's just that there isn't
> much to do anymore. To be considered as a Boost component,
> the Scheduler class would probably need to be made more
> generic. (Right now, the use of poll(2) is hard-coded, for
> example.) I'm open to making those changes, it's just that I
> didn't have the need to do it so far. If there is any
> interest, I'll gladly release the code under an
> all-permissive license instead of the GPL. I wanted to do
> that for a while anyway.
> Peter
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