[zeromq-dev] zmq_poll

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Sun May 23 18:04:44 CEST 2010


On 23 May 2010 23:47, Serge Aleynikov <serge at aleynikov.org> wrote:

> I sited SCTP merely as an example of separation of an association from
> the transport layer socket, which makes it possible to poll for SCTP
> events on a single fd and dispatch the messages to application-level
> queues handling association-specific content.  It would be fine to have
> different OS threads working on those queues interchangeably.
>
>
That's what eventfd is for, the problem is that it only exists on Linux.

It's already used to replace pipes, but note only the recent kernels support
it and all it's features, having changed three or four times in glibc
already.

-- 
Steve-o
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