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Marc Alexander Lehmann 11 years ago
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@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ Revision history for libev, a high-performance and full-featured event loop.
TODO: ev_loop_prefork hint?
TODO: ev_loop_wakeup
TODO: confusion about threads ongiong
TODO: not_blocked flag.
- change the default periodic reschedule function to hopefully be more
exact and correct even in corner cases or in the far future.

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@ -485,10 +485,10 @@ C<EV_WRITE> to C<POLLOUT | POLLERR | POLLHUP>.
Use the linux-specific epoll(7) interface (for both pre- and post-2.6.9
kernels).
For few fds, this backend is a bit little slower than poll and select,
but it scales phenomenally better. While poll and select usually scale
like O(total_fds) where n is the total number of fds (or the highest fd),
epoll scales either O(1) or O(active_fds).
For few fds, this backend is a bit little slower than poll and select, but
it scales phenomenally better. While poll and select usually scale like
O(total_fds) where total_fds is the total number of fds (or the highest
fd), epoll scales either O(1) or O(active_fds).
The epoll mechanism deserves honorable mention as the most misdesigned
of the more advanced event mechanisms: mere annoyances include silently

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