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Subject: Re: [boost] [SoC] [Asio] User input
From: Zachary Turner (divisortheory_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-10 12:40:51

On Mar 10, 2010, at 9:10 AM, Andrew Sutton <andrew.n.sutton_at_[hidden]>

>> Isn't it already there?
>>> Asio has support for POSIX file descriptors and Windows HANDLEs.
>> Posix stream_descriptor is not usable for asynchronous i/o since by
>> definition it does not allow seeking. But windows support is
>> really good,
>> its a huge part of my application
> So... Asio AIO for *nix filesystems doesn't make a good project?

It does and it doesnt. It does because what i originally meant is
that asio *currently* only provides stream-oriented file access. The
o/s itself, however is a different story.

It doesnt because theres already a project in the works to do exactly
this, its just been kind of quiet and probably wont be announced for a

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