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Subject: Re: [boost] ASIO into the standard
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-04 07:25:43

On 3 Jul 2014 at 19:58, Brian Wood wrote:

> > Linux needs to adopt kqueues
> Is there any progress in this area? I'm using Arch Linux
> and epoll currently to support what I'm working on, but
> am thinking about checking out FreeBSD. It's hard to
> tell if FreeBSD would be a good move even though kqueue
> is appealing.

kqueues really are the correct design for i/o multiplexing. I
implemented these for QNX whilst at BlackBerry and you really began
to realise just how the Linux approach is braindead at scale.

To my knowledge though, no progress. A good userspace emulation
exists though, I think it even attempted to work on Windows :).


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