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Re: [libmicrohttpd] Expose the fdset events

From: Simon Newton
Subject: Re: [libmicrohttpd] Expose the fdset events
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:05:40 -0700

On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 1:08 AM, Christian Grothoff <address@hidden> wrote:
> Well, the easiest way you can do it now is just ask MHD to run in
> 'EPOLL' mode and grab the epoll() FD. Then you can select/poll/epoll on
> the MHD epoll() FD.  You won't get detailed information about add/remove
> events from MHD, but you'll then only have to deal with one FD for all
> of MHD in your event set ever, and your overall big-O complexity for all
> operations should also be perfect.

That only works for platforms with epoll() support.

I'll have a go at building a generic event management API today.


> My 2 cents
> Christian
> On 06/03/2015 04:33 AM, Simon Newton wrote:
>> Digging up a thread from the past...
>> Is the codebase in a better shape to make this change now? We've run
>> into this again now that we've switched to using kevent rather than
>> select.
>> If you're looking for existing APIs to model this from,  Avahi has a
>> watch API [1] which provides fd notifications, and that has worked
>> well for us.
>> [1]
>> Simon

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