[cgl_discussion] libevent & epoll

Randy.Dunlap rddunlap at osdl.org
Wed Aug 13 20:15:55 PDT 2003


> Mika Kukkonen wrote:
>>
>> Re: our Ottawa discussion about AEM and a library on top of /dev/epoll
>>
>> I have a faint recollection that somebody months ago mentioned this:
>>         http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent/
>>
>> Does anybody still remember why it was not an alternative to AEM?
>
> Um, because we forgot it existed?  At least, I don't have any memory of it.

I think that I mentioned it several months ago.
My faint recollection of it is that the AEM people said that it's not
sufficient, maybe doesn't do task switching fast enough.

~Randy






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