[libdispatch-dev] libdispatch port to FreeBSD (was: [libdispatch-changes] [27] trunk/src)

Kevin Van Vechten kvv at apple.com
Mon Sep 14 17:19:24 PDT 2009

On Sep 14, 2009, at 3:20 PM, Stacey Son wrote:

> I have some patches for the FreeBSD kevent code to add "touch"  
> filter hooks, EVFILT_USER, NOTE_TRIGGER, and EV_DISPATCH that I'll  
> send your way to review.   I have looked at EV_RECEIPT briefly and I  
> am not sure how useful or necessary it is for this port.   Maybe  
> someone could comment on that.

EV_RECEIPT is useful to disambiguating error conditions when multiple  
structures are passed to kevent(2); or to disambiguate error  
conditions in kevent(2) itself and the action requested (for example  
EBADF may refer to either the kqueue file descriptor or the file  
descriptor to monitor).


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