[cgl_discussion] libevent & epoll

Eric.Chacron at alcatel.fr Eric.Chacron at alcatel.fr
Thu Aug 14 08:31:28 PDT 2003


Good links .
Thanks
PS: I'll read that on Monday as the week end is coming here.




"Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap at osdl.org> on 08/14/2003 05:12:27 PM

To:    Eric CHACRON/FR/ALCATEL at ALCATEL
cc:    tabmowzo at us.ibm.com, mika at osdl.org, cgl_discussion at osdl.org
Subject:    Re: [cgl_discussion] libevent & epoll



The only comparison that I know of (from the epoll maintainer)
is at http://www.xmailserver.org/linux-patches/nio-improve.html .

Besides libevent, there is also
  http://sourceforge.net/projects/libivykis/
  http://liboop.org/  (I don't think this one helps much)

~Randy

On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 13:52:42 +0200 Eric.Chacron at alcatel.fr wrote:

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| >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.
|
| Is there any benchmark to compare AEM, libevent , POSIX AIO, SIGIO,
select
| /poll  () ...
| for asynchronous events handling ? Then we 'll have a beter understanding
| on the added value of each one ...
|
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| "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap at osdl.org>@lists.osdl.org on 08/14/2003 05:15:55
AM
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| Sent by:    cgl_discussion-admin at lists.osdl.org
|
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| To:    <tabmowzo at us.ibm.com>
| cc:    <mika at osdl.org>, <cgl_discussion at osdl.org>
| Subject:    Re: [cgl_discussion] libevent & epoll
|
|
| > 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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