What about kqueue and netgraph?

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Jul 29 20:49:22 PDT 2003

:Given the message passing design, and the work on libcr, what will
:be the affect on interfaces like kqueue and netgraph?  Given the
:push to asynchronous messages, doesn't that change the style of
:programming so that these interfaces are no longer preferable?  Or
:will only the underlying code change?
:Richard Coleman

    Eventually, yes, but there is a portability issue that makes 
    something like kqueue() preferable in a wide variety of circumstances.
    The real benefit of the message passing design will be with userland
    thread support.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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