[zeromq-dev] Questions

Martin Sustrik sustrik at fastmq.com
Sat Dec 13 10:52:56 CET 2008


> For optimum performance on Linux you'll want to look at eventfds, but
> support in current stable distributions is fruity as best as the user
> API was introduced in glibc 2.8, otherwise with kernel 2.6.22+ and
> earlier glibc you have to call it yourself.

Yes, it may be interesting to use eventfd internally for waking up 0MQ 
I/O threads. Have you ever tested latency of eventfd vs. pipe/socketpair?


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