Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.asio avoid the use of pipe
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-03 05:54:48
On 2 Apr 2014 at 19:20, Thomas Heller wrote:
> I'm currently trying to get a asio based software to run on CNK (a very
> lightweight kernel) which only implements a subset of the POSIX functions.
> One of the functions which is not implement is pipe. However, asio uses
> this in the epoll and select reactor. Is there any possibility to avoid
> that pipe is used?
> What options do I have?
Yeah, I've faced that problem too before.
To be honest, the easiest path overall is to write your own pipe
implementation using whatever the native OS provides. One solution I
have used in the past is a socket running over loopback, it works and
probably isn't that much slower than a proper pipe implementation :)
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