Re: epoll (was Re: [PATCH] async poll for 2.5)

From: Davide Libenzi (
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 16:54:27 EST

On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, John Gardiner Myers wrote:

> Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >Ok, this pretty much stops every attempt to test/compare AIO with sys_epoll ...
> >
> It would be useful to compare async poll (the patch that started this
> thread) with sys_epoll. sys_epoll is expected to perform better since
> it ignores multithreading issues and amortizes registration across
> multiple events, but it would be interesting to know by how much.

I think this can be done, David Stevens ( IBM ) already proposed me the
patch to test.

- Davide

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