[libdispatch-dev] libdispatch port to FreeBSD (was: [libdispatch-changes]  trunk/src)
dennis at schafroth.com
Mon Sep 14 14:38:37 PDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 21:05 +0100, Robert Watson wrote:
> Dear all--
> Some notes for Linux hackers:
> - The lack of kqueue support is the critical obstacle in a port to Linux. It
> may be that a kqueue emulation library based on epoll (or even libevent)
> could fill this gap. If someone wants to look at this, pay very careful
> attention to kqueue semantics, as libdispatch relies on them heavily.
That was also my thought after some initial poking in the code. I did
stuble on a Linux API (Net:Kevent) today but haven't looked into it
I am not a hardcore linux coder, but would like to get involved in
Great work, Robert and Co.
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