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On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 11:34:57AM +0100, Mike Pall wrote:
> John Skaller wrote:
> > Event based notification is O(1). I saw some talk
> > of a signal based system for Linux to allow proper
> > asychronous I/O.
> A Talk? I guess you missed a few years of OS development. You don't read
> kernel diffs regularly by any chance? Hint: Linux has epoll() and *BSD
> has kqueue().
> > OSX looks interesting -- nice desktop for the
> > illiterate, unix underneath for us nerds .. :)
> OSX has only select() and is limited to 1024 descriptors. So much for
> Apple's plans to sell their overpriced boxes in the server market.
> But companies buying these are probably going to use Java and will have
> other things to worry about first. :-)

OSX has kqueue as well...