Re: [RFC 1/4] kevent: core files.

From: Zach Brown
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 13:00:18 EST

> I do not think if we do a ring buffer that events should be obtainable
> via a syscall at all. Rather, I think this system call should be
> purely "sleep until ring is not empty".

Mmm, yeah, of course. That's much simpler. I'm looking forward to
Evgeniy's next patch set.

> The ring buffer size, as Evgeniy also tried to describe, is bounded
> purely by the number of registered events.

Yeah. fwiw, fs/aio.c has this property today.

- z
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