[ntp:hackers] ntp and signalled IO
paul at vix.com
Tue Apr 18 14:24:01 UTC 2006
> On a side note, I wonder how hard it would be to port ISC eventlib
> to use Solaris event ports?
it was intended to be easy to port eventlib from pselect/select to poll() or
kqueue (which didn't exist at the time but i'll count it) or event ports or
win32 completion ports or VMS ASTs or whatever else. dunno if i succeeded;
note that it was also intended that eventlib support multiple threads, which
it didn't, which is why BIND9 had to invent a new "task manager" paradigm.
as before, i am willing to participate in re-engineering the i/o core of NTP
to use eventlib rather than signals, as long as ph-k is still willing to help,
which from this morning's traffic appears to be the case. we can start any
time. i don't care what version number the result has. i just want signals
to disappear from NTP's life-- posix got them horribly and uselessly wrong.
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